The coconut tree is a popular plant in India and Sri Lanka. When it comes to coconuts, we often think of coconuts for drinks or food. Few people know that the coconut tree also contains many unexpected economic values for many industries, improving the quality of life and developing society. Let’s take an overview of these industries right in this article below.
In the past, the harvesting of coconuts and their husks was considered part of the waste or for burning fuel, and they did not have much economic benefit.
However, now, contrary to the traditional thinking, the use of coconut husks produces coco coir being known as a superb growing substrate and an ideal alternative substrate product. This breakthrough helps contribute to changing conventional farming methods to modernizing ones using new technologies introduced into cultivation. Moreover, it also helps to increase productivity and improve agricultural product value.
Coir peat has many advantages over other growing substrates such as:
In addition, there are products such as plant pots, pesticides, fertilizers from coconut, etc.
Coconut is known as a common ingredient in food processing. Coconut, copra, and coconut water can all be processed to yield high-value products.
Whole coconut fruit: shelled and processed to make coconut beverages.
Not only the coconut has economic values, but the trunk of the coconut tree also plays a significant part in the field of furniture design.
In addition, coconut is also processed into kitchen utensils such as cups, bowls, chopsticks,…
Coconut is used as a natural cosmetic ingredient, is safe, and contributes to improving anti-aging ability. For cosmetics, coconut is often an ingredient in balms, scrubs, and hair restoration products and creates elasticity to protect the skin surface and so forth.
In conclusion, coconut trees have plenty of benefits and value for various industries, contributing to not only the economy but also the people’s health and life. At EnvironSoil, we are honored to be the leading supplier company with top-grade products that are trusted and confirmed by many customers within our territory of the United States.