How to find Fresh Coconut Meat

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Fresh coconut meat is a wide market with several buying options. From our years of experience and expertise, we have compiled this blog to help you strike the real deal. First, let us quickly understand the differences between dried mature and young fresh coconut meat. Mature coconut meat is obtained from coconuts that have been left on the tree for extended periods. It is generally oily and thicker, and dried to make products including coconut flakes and coconut chips. And when processed further, you can make coconut oil, cream and milk out of it. On the contrary, young coconut meat is scooped from the interior of the coconut shell, thus resulting in a sweet taste and nice, malleable texture. Generally speaking, a unique flavor, nutritional profile and texture.   Shelf…
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A note on the byproducts of Coconuts – Part 2

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We’ll continue from where we had left in the previous blog. Here are some more byproducts of Coconuts below: By-products from husk:  Fiber constitutes about 30 per cent of the husk and coir dust accounts for the rest. Coir and coir products are the most important output from the coconut husk. Coir pith finds application as manure (following composting), mulch material and for manufacturing briquettes which can alternate fuel replacing firewood for brick and tile industries. Cultivating Mushroom with coconut by-products: There are several methods to grow mushrooms, one of which is using by-products of coconut as substrate, the underlying layer or substance. Amongst the cultivated mushroom, oyster mushroom belongs to Pleurotus spp, and is the most suitable type for cultivation using coconut by-products due to its ability to use…
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A note on the byproducts of Coconuts – Part 1

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Fresh coconuts can be either mature or young. Young coconuts either have a white husk (wherein the green shell has been completely removed) or green shell. These are generally categorized as Asian coconuts.  There is another common variety of a more mature coconut, which is the brown-haired type. Young coconuts contain more water and nice, gel-like meat compared to mature coconuts that come with tough meat and less quantity of water. If you are looking for the health enhancing type of the two, young coconuts, undoubtedly, will fare better. The water present in the young coconut is an excellent source of essential electrolytes which keep the body hydrated to the optimum level such that the nerves and muscles can function properly. Therefore, it is always recommended even by medical experts…
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