Executive Director Speaks

Table of Contents

THE COCOMUNITY Vol. XLIV No. 10, 1 October 2014

THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SPEAKS: “Coconut Farmers Need Not Be Poor - Our Wealth is in Coconuts”. (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 DESICCATED COCONUT(pp. 5-6)

COMMUNITY NEWS.
(pp. 7-15)
  • APCC JOINS THE PCA’S 28TH NATIONAL COCONUT WEEK AND THE 1ST INTERNATIONAL COCONUT FESTIVAL
  • 28TH NATIONAL COCONUT WEEK CELEBRATION AND 1ST INTERNATIONAL COCONUT FESTIVAL AND TRADE FAIR
  • BANGALORE CELEBRATES WORLD COCONUT DAY
  • ‘WORLD COCONUT DAY’ TO BE CELEBRATED IN IISC ON TUESDAY
  • WORLD COCONUT DAY OBSERVED
  • CERTIFICATE COURSE FROM COCONUT DEVELOPMENT BOARD - INDIA
  • KARNATAKA TO PROMOTE NEERA TAPPING
  • MINISTER SUGGESTS RELIEF PACKAGE FOR COCONUT GROWERS
  • FOOD WRITING AWARD FOCUSES ON COCONUT
  • EPICUREX TO EXHIBIT COCOZIA COCO WATER AT NATURAL PRODUCTS EXPO EAST 2014
  • FARMERS SEEK COMPENSATION FOR COCONUT TREE FELLED BY CYCLONE THANE
  • COCONUT FARMERS MAKE MERRY
  • FAO TO IMPLEMENT COCOBEST INTEGRATED FARMING
  • PEST SURVEILLANCE AND CROP ADVISORY PROJECT IN INDIAN STATE INCLUDES COCONUT
  • ERRATIC POWER PLAYS HAVOC WITH COIR UNITS
  • SWEET TIDINGS FOR COCONUT GROWERS
  • LIQUOR BAN IN STATE A SHOT IN THE ARM FOR COCONUT SECTOR
  • GOVT FLAYED OVER DELAYING FUNDS FOR NEERA PRODUCTION

MARKET NEWS (pp. 15-20)

  • PERFORMANCE OF PHILIPPINES’ TOP NON-TRADITIONAL EXPORT PRODUCTS IN APRIL
  • PHILIPPINE EXPORT OF COCONUT PRODUCTS DOWN IN JULY
  • DESTINATIONS OF COCONUT OIL EXPORT IN MAY
  • JAPANESE IMPORT OF LAURIC OILS UP IN JUNE THIS YEAR
  • US IMPORT OF LAURIC OILS UP IN JUNE
  • COCOZIA COCONUT WATER NOW AVAILABLE IN FLORIDA COSTCO STORES
  • COCOZIA COCO WATER NOW AVAILABLE AT CHAMBERLIN’S MARKET & CAFÉ AND AKIN’S NATURAL FOODS
  • COCOZIA ADDS PREMIUM COCONUT OIL TO ITS PRODUCT LINE
  • 100 NEERA OUTLETS BY OCTOBER IN 3 DISTRICTS

COCONTUT TECHNOLOGY NEWS. (pp.20-22)

  • DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE UNVEILS POST-HARVEST TECHNOLOGY FOR COCONUT, CORN
  • NEW EQUIPMENT FOR CLIMBING COCONUT TREE ALSO TO BENEFIT WOMEN
  • MCT OIL MAY ACT AS ANTIMICROBIAL AND MAY LOWER THE INCIDENT OF CAMPYLOBACTER IN CHICKS AND PIGLETS

BIO DIESEL NEWS. (22)

  • MALAYSIA, INDONESIA MISS BIODIESEL TARGETS
  • BIODIESEL RULE CLARIFIED IN OREGON RETAIL FUEL ESTABLISHMENTS

OTHER VEGOIL NEWS. (22-27)

  • PALM IMPORTS BY INDIA SURGING 60% AS PRICES SLUMP ON GLUT
  • PTT MULLS SELLING OIL PALM INTERESTS IN INDONESIA
  • INDONESIA, MALAYSIA COMPETE FOR $10B INDIAN VEGETABLE OIL MARKET
  • RNI TO CONSTRUCT PROCESSING FACTORY IN SOUTH SUMATRA
  • OPPORTUNITIES ABOUND FOR INVESTMENT IN PALM OIL INDUSTRY
  • MALAYSIAN PALM OIL EXPORT DUTY REDUCED IN SEPTEMBER
  • MALAYSIA SCRAPS PALM EXPORT TAX FOR TWO MONTHS
  • MALAYSIA ALLOWS DUTY FREE CPO EXPORTS FOR TWO MONTHS
  • FGV TO ACQUIRE ASIAN PLANTATIONS LTD

DID YOU KNOW. (27)

  • NEERA CAN TURN OUT MILLIONAIRE FARMERS
  • WHY SEPTEMBER 2ND CELEBRATED AS WORLD COCONUT DAY?

COCONUT RECIPE: “Sticky Coconut Sweets” (27)

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES.
(28)

  • VIRGIN COCONUT OIL
  • DESICCATED COCONUT

STATISTICS. (29)

  • Table 1 Indonesia-Monthly Exports Prices of Desiccated Coconut, 2009-2014
    (US$/MT, FOB Jakarta/Surabaya)
  • Table 2. Philippines-Monthly Exports of Desiccated Coconut, 2009-2014
    (US$/MT, FOB Manila)
  • Table 3. Sri Lanka-Monthly Export Prices of Desiccated Coconut, 2009-2014
    (US$/MT, FOB Colombo)
 


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