Executive Director Speaks

Table of Contents

THE COCOMUNITY Vol. XLIV No. 11, 1 November 2014

THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SPEAKS: “Organic Farming is Integral to True Value Addition in the Coconut Sector that Benefits Farmers”. (p. 2)

PREVAILING MARKET PRICES OF SELECTED COCONUT PRODUCTS AND OILS.
(pp.3-4)

  • COPRA
  • COCONUT OIL
  • COPRA MEAL
  • DESSICATED COCONUTCOCONUT SHELL CHARCOAL
  • COIR FIBRE
  • PRICES OF COCONUT PRODUCTS AND SELECTED OILS (US$/MT)
MARKET ANALYSIS OF COIR (pp. 5-6)

COMMUNITY NEWS.
(pp. 7-19)
  • APCC DELEGATION MEETS MINISTER FOR AGRICULTURE OF THE GOVERNMENT OF FIJI
  • ASIAN AND PACIFIC COCONUT COMMUNITY (APCC) IS TO WORK CLOSELY AND MORE EFFECTIVELY WITH THE SECRETARIAT OF THE PACIFIC COMMUNITY (SPC)
  • APCC CONTRIBUTES WELL TO PNG BIOFUEL POLICY TASKFORCE WORKSHOP
  • INTERNATIONAL COCONUT, SPICES AND COIR CONVENTION, COIMBATORE (COSCO 2015), INDIA
  • YMCA, CDB INITIATIVE TRAINS COCONUT CLIMBERS
  • COCONUT BOARD TO SET UP TENDER COCONUT WATER PROCESSING UNITS
  • INDONESIA: COCONUT QUALITY IN NORTH SULAWESI IMPROVES
  • CRI ORGANIZES SYMPOSIUM ON ORGANIC COCONUT CULTIVATION
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES RAISES AWARENESS ON COCOLISAP OUTBREAK
  • 2ND UCAP COCONUT INDUSTRY EDUCATION SEMINAR
  • SPC SIGNS PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH REGIONAL FARMER NETWORK AND LAUNCHES VALUE CHAIN GUIDE
  • RURAL COMMUNITIES REAP BENEFITS FROM COCONUTS
  • IN ACTIVE PURSUANCE OF MAKING COCONUT THE WONDER CROP
  • COCONUT PRODUCTION DWINDLES IN KERALA
  • RI’S FOCUS ON AGRICULTURE, MARITIME PRAISED
  • ACTIVATE GRAMA SABHAS, SAYS CM
  • NEERA COMPANY, CFTRI SIGN PACT
  • CONSORTIUM OF COCONUT PRODUCERS COS
  • PREMIUM CRAFT DISTILLERS LAUNCHES EXTRA PREMIUM LAMBANOG
  • RAINS DAMPEN COPRA, COCONUT OIL
  • CAMARINES SUR, PILOT AREA FOR COCONUT WATER PROCESSING INITIATIVE
  • DAVAO COCO COIR PLANT TO HELP COCONUT FARMERS INCREASE INCOME
  • COCOZIA ORGANIC COCONUT WATER WITH COFFEE IS NON-GMO PROJECT VERIFIED
  • COCOZIA ORGANIC COCONUT WATER TO SPONSOR 2014 FIT NATION BOX BATTLES NEXT MONTH

MARKET NEWS (pp. 19-24)

  • U.S. IMPORT OF LAURIC OILS UP IN JULY
  • INDIA’S VEGETABLE OIL INDUSTRY URGED GOVERNMENT TO INCREASE IMPORT DUTY
  • COCONUT PRICES HIT AN ALL-TIME HIGH IN TIRUCHI
  • COCONUT OIL SLIPS ON SLACK CORPORATE OFFTAKE

COCONTUT TECHNOLOGY NEWS. (pp.20-22)

  • SATURATED FAT MAY NOT CAUSE HEART DISEASE - NUTRITION EXPERT
  • COCONUT TREE CLIMBERS A CLICK AWAY
  • COCONUTS FOR HYDROGEN STORAGE!
  • OPTIMAL SWEETENER COMBINATION FOR GRANOLA INCLUDES COCONUT SUGAR
  • HIGH-DENSITY PLANTING FOR HIGHER FARM PRODUCTIVITY

BIO DIESEL NEWS. (22-24)

  • PAPUA NEW GUINEA: BIO-FUEL POLICY TO HELP SUSTAIN ENERGY USE
  • U.S. BIODIESEL INDUSTRY CHALLENGES EU TRADE DUTIES

OTHER VEGOIL NEWS. (24-25)

  • INDIA’S VEGETABLE OIL IMPORTS HIKED IN SEPTEMBER
  • INDONESIA TO KEEP CPO EXPORT TAX ZERO IN NOVEMBER
  • MALAYSIA HOPES TO DOUBLE PALM OIL OUTPUT BY 2020
  • CARGILL, TFT PARTNERSHIP TO ADVANCE SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL
  • CCC: CANOLA OIL ON TRACK FOR TARIFF FREE ACCESS TO EU
  • HONG KONG BANS EDIBLE OIL IMPORTS FROM TAIWAN
  • TAIWAN VEGETABLE OIL MANUFACTURERS GROUP URGES SWITCH TO VEGETABLE OIL
  • HERSHEY BARES NEW PALM OIL SOURCING POLICY

DID YOU KNOW. (25-27)

  • COCONUT OIL ANTIDOTE FOR MEMORY LOSS!

COCONUT RECIPE: “Shrimp in Coconut Milk” (27-28)

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES.
(28-29)

  • COCONUT TRIMMING MACHINE
  • VIRGIN COCONUT OIL
  • DESICCATED COCONUT

STATISTICS. (30-31)

  • Table 1 SRI LANKA: Exports of Mattress, Bristle and Twisted Fibers, 2012-2014
    (In MT)
  • Table 2. SRI LANKA: Monthly Export Prices of Mattress, Bristle and Twisted Fibers,
    2012-2014 (US$/MT, FOB Colombo)
  • Table 3. SRI LANKA: Exports of Yarn, Twine and Pith, 2012-2014
    (In MT)
  • SRI LANKA: Monthly Export Prices of Yarn, Twine and Pith, 2012-2014
    (In US$/MT, FOB Colombo)
 


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