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Coconut oil market set to hit 7.4 billion by 2027

Coconut Oil Market

The global demand for coconut oil continues to rise, with market size estimated to be valued at USD 5.7 billion in 2022. It is projected to reach USD 7.4 billion by 2027, recording a CAGR of 5.5%, in terms of value. The Increasing demand of natural ingredients in the food and cosmeceutical industry to drive the coconut oil market.  (more…)



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Coconut Innovation in Bali

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One of Coconut Knowledge Center’s People, Wahyu is interviewed by the Direct Micro Expelling (DME) website, explaining his relationship with coconut and how the system has benefited his community. (more…)



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Coconut People Profile: Gordon F. De Silva

Gordon De Silva

Gordon stumbled into the coconut business through his first job in a large desiccated coconut factory, where he learned about all things coconut. In 2005, he and his daughter (she is still the CFO today) created a joint venture business with Dr. Bronners his American partner. (more…)



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Coconut People Profile: Dr Dan Etherington

Dr Dan Etherington, an Agricultural Economist at the Australian National University in Canberra, first real exposure to the potential and plight of coconut palm, “the tree of life”, was in Sri Lanka in 1976, while attending an international rubber conference he took the opportunity to visit all the perennial crop research institutes: tea, rubber and coconut. It was exposure to…



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A Market Snapshot of Coconut Waste Streams

In this May 2021 post we share an excellent Snap Shot into Coconut Waste by Mana Impact. Based in Singapore and Hong Kong, Mana Impact is an impact investment and advisory firmthat seeks to direct investments towards positive, social, and environmental impact in Asia. The Snap Shot is part of the Mana Knowledge Series, Investing in Food and Agriculture. read…



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Indonesia – A Land without Farmers?

In this excellent info-graphic-styled and thought provoking article, Indonesian journalist Made Anthony Iswara illuminates the potential for Indonesia to lose part of its critical human resource - its farmers… Indonesia lost 5.1 million farmers between 2003 and 2013, with their numbers falling to 26 million, according to Statistics Indonesia (BPS). The trend is expected to continue in the next few…



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PALM OIL Vs COCONUT PALM – The Demise of Coconut?

Is the demise of coconut inevitable within the key harvestable estate? In 20 years will coconut merely be an iconic symbol of a tropical paradise rather than a key global food security resource? In a new series, our CKC blog will profile selected articles and stories that illuminate the dire status of coconut palm, it’s smallholders and present the potential…



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Coconuts: Catalysts of Conflict

We really enjoyed reading this fascinating coconut paper by Philip Cerepak, a PhD candidate studying Southeast Asian History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and are pleased to share it to our CKC audience. “Between 1650 and 1900, revolts, rebellions, and resistance by sugar workers increased as sugar became a daily fixture in the European and American diet. And, in the…



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Lokal.Lab

LOKAL.LAB is a grassroots NGO that aims to support and empower the local community of Siargao Island in the Philippines through impactful and sustainable projects that promote the local culture. Shouldered by small enterprises to fund and maintain their community projects, Lokal.Lab aims to raise the quality of living in the community and empower locals to promote their culture and…

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