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Coconut water consumption ‘has risen by 60%’ in ten years

Global coconut water consumption has risen by 60% over the last ten years, driven mostly by strong performance in Asian and Latin American markets, according to market analyst Canadean. Consumption of the drink has only recently taken off in Western Europe and North America, with volumes leaping in the US from half a million litres [...]

By | November 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

UK to consume 25m litres of coconut water in 2015 – new research

The global consumption of coconut water is nearing the 4bn mark, although more could be done to exploit the potential demand for the product in emerging economies. That is the conclusion of new research from Datamonitor Consumer. It found that consumption in the UK would approach 25m litres this year, with even higher growth expected [...]

By | November 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Master training centre for neera tapping on the cards

A Rs. 10.46-lakh proposal has been sent to the State government While efforts are on to upgrade the machinery at the Horticulture Department’s pilot neera processing unit at Thumbe, it has proposed to open a training centre for neera tapping on the same premises. The centre has been proposed at a time when the State [...]

By | November 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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


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