Executive Director Speaks

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THE COCOMUNITY Vol. XLIV No. 4, 1 April 2014

THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SPEAKS: “Goodbye and Warm Welcome to the In-Coming APCC Executive Director”. (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 ACTIVATED CARBON (pp. 5-6)

COMMUNITY NEWS.
(pp. 7-11)
  • APCC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MEET INDONESIA NLO
  • APCC SECRETARIAT WELCOMED VISITING OF TOURISM DELEGATES FROM PNG
  • APCC PARTICIPATES IN INDONESIA AGRICULTURE INVESTMENT SUMMIT
  • PHILIPPINES: UN AGENCY PLEDGES LONG-TERM SUPPORT FOR TYPHOON-STRICKEN FARMERS, FISHERS
  • TROPICAL CYCLONE LUSI HIT VANUATU
  • SALVAGING COCONUT TREES IN PUDUCHERRY, INDIA AFTER CYCLONE THANE
  • INDIA EXTENDS EXEMPTION ON PURCHASE OF LOOSE EDIBLE OILS FOR ONE YEAR
  • FSMCDA SOAP PRODUCTION

MARKET NEWS (pp. 11-16)

  • UCAP COCONUT FORECAST FOR 2014
  • SRI LANKA DESICCATED COCONUT EXPORT UP IN NOVEMBER 2013
  • U.S. IMPORT OF LAURIC OILS UP IN DECEMBER 2013
  • CHINESE IMPORT OF LAURIC OILS DOWN IN JANUARY
  • PHILIPPINE COCONUT PRODUCTS EXPORT DROP IN JANUARY 2014
  • PERFORMANCE OF PH’S TOP NON-TRADITIONAL COCO EXPORTS IN NOVEMBER 2013
  • TENDER COCONUT IN INDIA GETS PRICEY
  • COCO SUGAR FROM COTABATO FIND MARKET IN GERMANY FAIR
  • NEW BRAND OF COCONUT WATER TO FLOOD GULF NON-CARBONATED BEVERAGES MARKET

COCONTUT TECHNOLOGY NEWS. (pp.16-18)

  • APCC NEW PUBLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE
  • METHODS TO MINIMIZE COLOURATION (PINK & BROWN) & FAT OXIDATION IN COCONUT WATER
  • SPRAY DRYER FOR COCO SUGAR PRODUCTION
  • AISKI PROMOTE THE USE OF COCO-PEAT AS SOIL IMPROVING MEDIA
  • PCARRD RELEASES TWO BOOKS
  • EUROPEAN MARGARINE MAKERS UPDATE TRANS FATS CODE OF PRACTICE

BIO DIESEL NEWS. (18-19)

  • MALAYSIA’S B5 BIODIESEL MANDATE TO BE FULLY IMPLEMENTED IN JULY
  • INDONESIA PROJECTS 22% INCREASE IN BIOFUEL EXPORT

OTHER VEGOIL NEWS. (19-23)

  • CANADA APPROVES FLAX CHOLESTEROL CLAIM
  • HEMPSEED OIL MAY HAVE HEALTH PROMOTING COMPOUNDS - STUDY
  • INDIAN VEGETABLE OIL IMPORTS DOWN BY 40%
  • P3 BILLION PALM OIL ESTATE TO BE DEVELOPED IN CAGAYAN DE ORO
  • CPO OUTLOOK: WELL-OILED
  • PALM OIL JUMPS TO 17-MONTH HIGH
  • PALM OIL CLIMBS ON CONCERN
  • PALM OIL ‘BULLISH’ ON DROUGHT IN SOME GROWING AREAS

DID YOU KNOW. (23-25)

  • THE INNATE CHARACTERISTICS OF COCONUT WATER
  • COCONUTS - THE NEW SUPERFOOD

COCONUT RECIPE: “Coco Palm Pudding” (25-26)

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES.
(28-28)

  • ACTIVATED CHARCOAL
  • VIRGIN COCONUT OIL
  • CRUDE COCONUT OIL
  • COCONUT OIL
  • COIR FIBRE
  • VIRGIN COCONUT OIL AND SOAP
  • BROWN COCONUT SUGAR AND NATA DE COCO
  • VCO AND VCO-BASED PRODUCTS
  • COCONUT SHELL CHARCOAL
  • ORGANIC VCO AND CENTRIFUGATION MACHINERY
  • COCONUT WATER COLLECTING TECHNOLOGY
  • COCONUT PROCESSING EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERIES
  • FRESH YOUNG TENDER COCONUTS
  • PACKAGING FOR COCONUT PRODUCTS

STATISTICS. (29-30)

  • Table 1 Monthly Export of Coconut Shell Charcoal by Selected Countries
    2011 - 2013 (In MT)
  • Table 2. Monthly Export of Activated Carbon by Selected Countries
    2011 - 2013 (In MT)
  • Table 3. Export Volume and Value of Coconut Shell Charcoal and Activated Carbon of Sri Lanka, 2012-2013
  • Main Export Destination of Activated Carbon and Coconut Shell Charcoal of
    Sri Lanka, 2012 and 2013 (MT)
 


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