Executive Director Speaks

Table of Contents

THE COCOMUNITY Vol. XLV No. 1, 1 January 2015

THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SPEAKS: “Change is the only Constant for Coconut Farmers Hence the Need to Manage Change through 2015”.

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)
  • INDONESIA: APCC PARTICIPATES IN WORLD COCONUT DAY CELEBRATION IN SOUTH LAMPUNG
  • A DOUBLE LOSS FOR THE COCONUT FRATERNITY
  • NEERA CAKE HITS CHRISTMAS MARKET
  • CABINET NOD FOR HIKE IN SUPPORT PRICE FOR COPRA
  • SEC. KIKO ASSURES SUPPORT FOR 'KM 71 "MARTSA NG MAGNINIYOG'
  • SEN. VILLAR WELCOMES SC RULING ON COCO LEVY FUNDS, FILES SB 2126
  • BUDGET DEPARTMENT RELEASES P1.38 BILLION TO BOOST COCONUT YIELD
  • COCONUT FESTIVAL TO COME BACK IN BEN TRE
  • ACP-EU APPROVES BILLION VATU PACIFIC COCONUT FACILITY
  • 20 COCONUT PROCESSING FIRMS IN BUSINESS WORLD 2013 TOP 1000 CORPORATIONS LIST
  • COCOZIA ORGANIC COCONUT WATER AT SOHO EXPO 2014
  • EPICUREX TO SHOWCASE COCOZIA ORGANIC COCONUT WATER AT THE 2015 EUROPA GAMES EXPO
  • VEG OIL IMPORT MAY HIT RECORD AS DEMAND-SUPPLY GAP WIDENS
  • 173 COCONUT PRODUCERS' FEDERATIONS GET LICENCE FOR NEERA TAPPING SOON: K BABU
  • NEW COCONUT PEST THREATENS KERALA
  • SATURATED FAT REPLACEMENT MAY LOWER RISK OF HEART DIESEASE – META ANALYSIS
  • TYPHOON HAGUPIT HITS PHILIPPINES
  • COCONUTS AGAIN THREATENED BY BEETLES
  • FAO HELPS KIRIBATI CREATE NEW TIMBER RESOURCE AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES

MARKET NEWS (pp. 19-24)

  • DESTINATIONS OF COCONUT OIL EXPORT IN AUGUST
  • ICE CREAM GURU: US DAIRY-FREE FROZEN DESSERTS MARKET MAY DOUBLE OR TRIPLE IN 5 YEARS
  • PRODUCTION FALL LIKELY TO FIRM UP COCONUT PRICES

COCONTUT TECHNOLOGY NEWS. (pp.20-22)

  • IMPROVED FARM TOOLS TO SAVE LABOUR, ENHANCE PRODUCTIVITY

OTHER VEGOIL NEWS (22-24)

  • DBP EXTENDS LOAN FOR BUKIDNON PALM OIL
  • MPOCC TO REGULATE MSPO CERTIFICATION
  • UNEP, RSPO INK PACT TO RAISE GLOBAL AWARENESS OF SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL
  • PALM OIL SUSTAINABILITY BODY TO EXPEL NON-COMPLIANT MEMBERS
  • AGRIBUSINESS GIANT BUNGE COMMITS TO DEFORESTATION
  • EU LABELLING LAW TO DRIVE FOOD MANUFACTURERS TO CERTIFIED SUSTAINABLE PALM
  • ‘PALM OIL FREE’ PRODUCTS COULD FACE LEGAL CHALLENGE - LAWYERS
  • PETITION TO LIMIT PALM OIL ATTRACTS MORE THAN 50,000 SIGNATURES – IL FATTO ALIMENTARE
  • MALAYSIA HAS HUGE POTENTIAL IN PALM OIL’S DOWNSTREAM SECTOR
  • MALAYSIA HAS HUGE POTENTIAL IN PALM OIL’S DOWNSTREAM SECTOR
  • “NO PALM OIL” LABEL ON FOOD PRODUCTS DISCRIMINATORY, BASELESS - UGGAH

DID YOU KNOW. (25-27)

  • COCONUT OIL HEALTH BENEFITS: DENTAL CARE, SKIN CARE, IMMUNITY AMONG THEM

COCONUT RECIPE: “Fish Curry” (27-28)

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES.
(28-29)

  • VIRGIN COCONUT OIL
  • COCONUT SHELL AND COCONUT SHELL CHARCOAL
  • COCONUT SHELL, COCONUT SHELL CHARCOAL AND COCO BRIQUETTE

STATISTICS. (30-31)

  • Table 1 Indonesia’s Monthly Exports of Coconut Oil (In MT),
    2012-2014
  • Table 2. Philippines Monthly Exports of Coconut Oil (In MT),
    2010-2014
  • Table 3. International Prices of Selected Oils, 2012-2014,
    (US$/MT)
 


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