Organic Coconut

£1.75

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Description

Botanical name Cocos Nucifera, the coconut is the mainstay in the diet of nearly a third of the planet. Apparently you can describe it as a fruit, nut or a seed – otherwise known as a drupe!! Who knew!

So versatile that every part of this “drupe” can be used for various reasons but if we’re talking about eating and drinking, use the flesh and water within. There are many ways to open a coconut – some more glamorous than others, but if in doubt, a hammer can come in useful!! Once open, you only need a knife and vegetable peeler to free the flesh.

Use in smoothies, grate and add to cereal, blended in curries and other sauces, or leave to steep overnight in water to create your own milk – there are endless possibilities!

* Like us, not all fruit or vegetables are perfectly formed and are not uniform in size. We don’t believe in discriminating against misshapen carrots or imperfect potatoes and in fact, love them for their flaws. A less than round apple is still as tasty as their perfectly formed cousins. Taste is what we believe in, because it’s what’s inside that counts. Unless your produce is clearly defective, please accept them as Nature intended.

Additional information

Storage info

Place fresh coconut flesh in an airtight container in the fridge. Should last 4-5 days or if shredded, 1-2 days.

Health benefits

Rich in manganese, potassium and phosphorus, they have a high fibre content which makes you feel fuller longer and helps with elimination. They are high in naturally sterile electrolytes, which feed your pH and muscle function and lauric acid to enhance immunity. This medium-chain fatty acid (MCFA) actually disrupts the lipid membranes of offending organisms.
Any health content is provided for general information only, and should not be treated as a substitute for the medical advice of your own doctor or any other healthcare professional.

Country of Origin

Colombia (Sourced from Tadcaster)

Miles travelled to get to us (UK only)

80.4

Recipes

See our recipes

Producer

Organic Pantry

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