Sri Lanka is very popular in the world market for Desiccated Coconut (DC). Flavoured Desiccated Coconut, Defatted Desiccated Coconut, and Roasted Desiccated Coconut are the major sub products in the category that are being exported by Sri Lankan coconut and coconut based product suppliers. Distinguishable white colour, texture and taste are the unique characteristics of Sri Lankan Desiccated Coconut that are unmatched by the other suppliers. Popular international chocolate and biscuit brand manufacturers use Sri Lankan Desiccated Coconut, produced by Sri Lankan coconut product companies. There are about 60 Desiccated Coconut mills in Sri Lanka and the approximate total production per annum is 75,000 metric tons. All mills have quality control laboratories, which are closely monitored by the Government Authorities.
One-hundred percent pure concentrates of coconut kernel extracts, with no added artificial flavours or preservatives are used by Sri Lankan Coconut cream & milk product manufacturers in producing these. Coconut Milk Powder is made out of coconut milk extracts following a spray drying process. The products, supplied extensively by coconut milk powder suppliers in Sri Lanka, are widely used in the confectionery and bakery industries, and also in many types of cuisine across the world to add a unique creamy texture and taste.
Coconut Water is an isotonic liquid, which can replace the fluids and minerals of the human body. Therefore, this can be described as a natural energy and health drink. It contains glucose as a main ingredient and minerals such as Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium and Phosphorus in trace elements. With growing health concerns among people, this product shows an increase in demand, which represents a huge opportunity for Sri Lankan coconut water suppliers.
Virgin Coconut Oil (VCNO) extracted from the Coconut Kernel is a natural edible product rich in vitamin E commonly used in cooking and to manufacture cosmetics. Due to the stability of coconut oil in high temperatures, VCNO is known to be beneficial for health when used to deep-fry food products, compared to the other edible oils. The product is available in bulk, consumer packs such as packets, jars and bottles and also as capsules that can be directly taken as a supplement and are available through Sri Lankan Coconut Oil manufacturers & suppliers.