Coconuts are a large, oval-shaped brown seed of a tropical palm. The fruit consists of a hard shell with an edible white flesh and sweet liquid at the inside. It is botanically known as ‘cocos nucifera’ and popularly called by many as the “tree of life” because of its number of practical uses. It is believed that the coconut fruit originated from South Asian soil. The coconut palm normally thrives in the tropical regions where warm climatic conditions are present. Coconuts are versatile fruits, making it a primary trade component.
Not only its woods and leaves provide shelter, the parts of the coconut palm are utilized in a variety of uses; culinary, medicine and others. It gives everyone a ton of health benefits and nutrition. It is responsible for providing ingredients such as coconut milk, coconut oil, coconut flour, coconut sugar, coconut cream and many home cooking and food products.
No wonder that because of its numerous benefits, the coconut has been one of the highly utilized fruit in the agricultural industry.