Monthly Archives: October 2015

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Expert System for Coconut

Coconut water is a refreshing drinks which also hygienic and nutritive. The white flesh is a calories rich extensively used for cookery in South India. From grated wet coconut kernel good quality oil as well as protein and carbohydrate can be extracted to prepare coconut honey. Undesirable flavour changes in desiccated coconut is due to [...]

By | October 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FARM ROBOT LEARNS WHAT WEEDS LOOK LIKE, SMASHES THEM

While the world’s first fully-robotic farm will operate indoors, traditional outdoor farms aren’t immune to the coming robotic revolution. Bonirob, developed by Bosch's Deepfield Robotics, is billed to eliminate some of the most tedious tasks in modern farming, plant breeding, and weeding. The autonomous robot is built to be a mobile plant lab, able to [...]

By | October 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s Funny About The Business Of Monkeys Picking Coconuts?

If you've consumed coconut oil or coconut meat lately, there's a reasonable chance it was imported from Thailand. And if it was, there's an even better chance the farmer who grew that coconut had a monkey fetch it from a tall tree. Thailand has been raising and training pigtailed macaques to pick coconuts for around [...]

By | October 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Production Glitches Dampen the Prospects of Neera

KOCHI:It has been over one year since the State Government launched the commercial sale of Neera, the unfermented coconut inflorescence sap. However, the non-alcoholic drink is yet to ‘tap’ its full potential in the Gods Own Country, due to low production and shortage of tappers. According to officials of the Coconut Development Board (CDB), of [...]

By | October 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Neera Can Cure Liver Disease

Neera can cure liver disease, says study A study has found that Neera, a product manufactured from coconut palms, can be used in the treatment of liver diseases. The study was conducted by the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. The study instills hope in both patients with liver disease as well as coconut cultivators. Neera [...]

By | October 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ageing coconut crops are a challenge for the industry

By | October 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thai Coconut gears up for $18.41m IPO this year

Thai Coconut Plc, one of Thailand’s coconut product leaders, is planning to issue 150 million shares in a bid to raise 600 million baht ($18.41 million) through its initial public offering (IPO). The IPO is expected to be launched during the second half of this year. The shares offered during the IPO will be equivalent to 27 per cent [...]

By | October 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Brits are going nuts for coconut oil

Consumers are apparently going nuts for coconut oil, the edible oil derived from the flesh and kernel of mature coconuts, it has emerged. Whole Foods, the high street grocer specialising in healthy and organic produce, had its strongest ever month for coconut oil sales last month. The retailer sold six tons of coconut oil across [...]

By | October 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments