Coconut oil

  • Coconut oil is produced by pressing copra, the flesh of the coconut.
  • The nuts are harvested from the coconut palm, which flourishes in the tropics.
  • The Philippines and Indonesia are the major producers of coconut oil.
  • Coconut oil has a melting point of between 20 and 28 degrees Celsius.
  • The oil has a wide variety of applications in the food and oleochemical industries.
Palm kernel oil
Palm kernel oil is obtained by pressing the kernel of the oil palm. Because of its characteristics palm kernel oil can be used as an alternative to coconut oil.
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