Executive Director Speaks

Table of Contents

THE COCOMUNITY Vol. XLV No. 8, 1 August 2015

THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SPEAKS: “Coconut Revisited”.

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 ACTIVATED CARBON (pp. 5-6)

COMMUNITY NEWS.
(pp. 7-15)
  • INDIA'S RARE DOUBLE COCONUT TREE
  • SUGARCANE GROWERS SHIFT TO COCONUT CULTIVATION
  • COIR UNITS IN POLLACHI SEEK SUPPORT
  • KERALA COCONUT FARMERS ISSUED LICENCES FOR NEERA TAPPING
  • NEW NEERA PLANT OPENS IN KERALA
  • AN APPEAL TO STOP COCONUT OIL IMPORT
  • INVESTORS SET TO BUILD SH1.7BN COCONUT PLANTS IN KENYA
  • COCO FOOD WRAPS NOW AVAILABLE IN NORTH AMERICA AND EUROPE
  • COCONUT OIL MAKING 'POSITIVE IMPACT' ON SOLOMON ISLANDS ECONOMY
  • COCONUT RHINO BEETLES GNAWING AT GUAM'S IMAGE
  • COCONUT PRODUCTION FALLS
  • COCONUT GROWERS PLAN TO MARKET NEERA AS HEALTH DRINK
  • ‘TREMENDOUS SCOPE FOR MAKING VALUE-ADDED PRODUCTS’
  • SUSPECTED YELLOW LEAF DISEASE HITS ARECA NUT CROP
  • REVVED UP COCONUT INDUSTRY AGAIN ON SLIPPERY SLOPE
  • A COCONUT FARM IN BASTAR? UNHEARD OF BUT TRUE
  • USE OF COCO COIR NETS FOR IRRIGATION SYSTEMS PUSHED

MARKET NEWS (pp. 15-19)

  • PHILIPPINE EXPORT OF COCONUT PRODUCTS UP IN JUNE
  • COMBINED EXPORT OF WORLD’S TOP DESICCATORS DOWN IN FEBRUARY
  • SRI LANKA DESICCATED COCONUT EXPORT DOWN IN APRIL
  • BOARD ALLAYS FEARS OF DROP IN COCONUT OIL PRICES
  • COCONUT COMPANY TO REVITALIZE COCONUT INDUSTRY AND TAKE FIJIAN BRAND GLOBALLY
  • INDUSTRIAL CARTEL DEPRESSED COCONUT PRICE
  • FARMERS TO BENEFIT FROM SPURT IN DEMAND FOR VIRGIN COCONUT OIL
  • EUKONIC SUPPLEMENTS ANNOUNCES NEW LINE OF COCONUT OIL CAPSULES

COCONTUT TECHNOLOGY NEWS. (pp.19-22)

  • INDIAN SCIENTISTS BUILD FISHING BOAT FROM COCONUT WOOD
  • INDIAN INSTITUTE OF PACKAGING WORKING ON TECH TO RETAIN COCONUT WATER FLAVOUR
  • COCONUT PLUCKING DEVICE DEVELOPED
  • INDIA’S IIP DEVELOPING NEW TECHNOLOGY TO RETAIN COCONUT WATER FLAVOR
  • SCIENTISTS DEVELOP NEW METHOD TO IDENTIFY GUTTER OILS FASTER
  • SOYBEAN OIL WORSE FOR YOUR HEALTH THAN COCONUT OIL
  • COCONUT WATER GOOD FOR BODY DURING HOT SEASON

BIO-DIESEL NEWS (pp.20-22)

  • NEW FORMULA ROLLED OUT TO LOWER BIODIESEL PRICE

OTHER VEGOIL NEWS (22-23)

  • EAGLE HIGH PLANTATIONS TO BUILD TWO NEW CPO MILLS
  • INDONESIA TO IMPROVE PORT INFRASTRUCTURE, BOOST OIL PALM REPLANTING
  • ASIAN AGRI TO BUILD 15 MORE BIOGAS POWER PLANTS IN FIVE YEARS
  • MALAYSIAN MINISTRY DANGLES USD1 M FOR BEST PROPOSAL FOR INNOVATIVE MECHANISATION IN OIL PALM INDUSTRY
  • MALAYSIA’S B10 PROGRAM TO CONSUME 1.22 MILLION MT CPO YEARLY
  • MALAYSIAN OIL PALM SMALLHOLDERS TO GET MSPO CERTIFICATION SOON
  • NIGERIA TO REVITALIZE PALM OIL INDUSTRY
  • OLIVE OIL POLYPHENOLS IMPROVE CARDIOVASCULAR MARKERS FOR HEALTHY YOUNG MEN - STUDY

DID YOU KNOW. (23-26)

  • MEDICAL MINUTE: HEALTH HACKS FOR HELP ON A BUDGET
  • CHARCOAL NOW BEING USED IN DRINKS, BEAUTY PRODUCTS

COCONUT RECIPE: “Fish & Coconut Rissoles” (28)

STATISTICS. (29-30)

  • Table 1 . Monthly Export of Coconut Shell Charcoal by Selected Countries
    2013-2015 (In MT)
  • Table 2. Monthly Export of Activated Carbon by Selected Countries
    2013-2015 (In MT)
  • Table 3. Export of Coconut Shell Charcoal and Activated Carbon of
    India by Destination, 2014-2015
 


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