Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) is oil extracted from fresh coconut meat, and has been called “the miracle oil” for its myriad of uses. With its high lauric acid content, the oil has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that are beneficial for oral or topical applications.
Cardinal Agri’s VCO is extracted from the meat of freshly opened coconuts, using advanced technology that minimizes heat use in order to maintain the natural integrity of the oil.
Coconut cream, also known as coconut milk, is the liquid squeezed from fresh coconut meat. It is rich in lauric acid and is popularly used as a tasty food additive. Also consumed in its diluted form, coconut cream serves as a non-dairy milk alternative.
Coconut Water is the juice found within the inner shell of the coconut. It is rich in minerals and can be consumed as a natural refreshment straight from the coconut.
Desiccated Coconut (DCN) is coconut meat that has been dried and shredded. It is commonly used as a food additive for its interesting texture and flavor.
Low-fat Desiccated Coconut (LDCN) is coconut meat that has been squeezed of its milk, then dried and shredded. Similar to DCN, it is common used as a food additive, and appeals to more calorie-conscious individuals with its decreased fat content.
Coconut Flour is dried coconut meat that has been pulverized into a powdery consistency. It is popularly used as an additive to baked products and also as a nutrient-rich animal food.
Paring Oil is oil extracted from the paring component of the coconut (the paring is the woody membrane found between the white coconut meat and the coconut shell). It has properties similar to VCO.