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Coconut oil


About our 100% organic virgin coconut oil

Our Virgin Coconut Oil

  • is certified organic (IMO)
  • not refined
  • not deodorised
  • not bleached
  • no chemicals are added
  • no hydrogenation
  • non-GMO
  • processed with low level heat
  • not made from copra

The coconuts for our oil are grown in Samoa and Sri Lanka

Coconut trees (Cocos Nucifera L.) are found in all tropical regions around the Globe, preferably close to the cost. The tree grows up to a height of 30 m and carries up to 100 coconuts in one year. Depending on the size of the coconut the weight of the fresh COCONUTFLESH varies between 250 –350 gr. per fruit.

The fresh harvested coconut is opened in two halves and the coconut water gets carefully separated. The white, nutty coconut flesh (endosperm) contains around 35% Coconut Oil.

The fresh coconut halves get desiccated by hand with a router like tool. To get the best quality oil it is necessary to dry the desiccated coconut immediately.

o minimize the drying period for hygienically reasons and also to deactivate fat(dissolving) enzymes, the desiccated coconut is dried on heated metal sheets or with warm air. The temperatures for the drying are between 60íC and 80íC. The humidity of the coconut flesh will be reduced to at least 8%.

The extracting of the Virgin Coconut Oil follows in a lo temperature and pressure mechanical, expeller extraction method. From this process around 55% Virgin Coconut Oil are extracted.

The Virgin Coconut Oil is separated from the residue water and paper filter cleaned from any larger remaining particles. In a closed container the oil has a shelf life up to 2 years.

Fatty Acid Consistency (HPLC for Lot No. 267/03)

Lauric Acid, 45.0% - 12:0

Myristic Acid, 20.8% - 14:0

Palmitic Acid, 8.5% - 16:0

Caprylic Acid, 9.2% - 8:0

Oleic Acid, 6.4% - 18:1

Capric Acid, 6.3% - 10:0

Stearic Acid, 2.3% - 18:0

Linoleic Acid, 1.5% - 18:2

Caproic Acid, 0.8% - 6:0