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Degumming coconut oil has a niche market in the international market and it is not popular in Sri Lanka. This process of degumming coconut oil is Directly Extracted from Fresh Coconut Milk by Centrifugation without any Heat Process and Chemical Process. The Final product called Degummed Virgin Coconut Oil. There is no any Refining, Bleaching and Deodorization processes involvements.
This project profile is prepared in order to provide the information on the opportunity for an investor to set up a confectionary and bakery products using desiccated coconut as a major ingredient that having good economic viability in Sri Lanka as a food ingredient since, coconut is a major cash crop and can be cultivated satisfactory in Sri Lankan climate.
Processed coconut milk/ cream are used in various food preparations as a substitute to milk extracted from raw kernel in the traditional method. They are available in cans and tetra packs. Spray drying is the best method for the preservation of coconut milk. The product has advantages such as less storage space, bulk packaging possible at low cost and long shelf life.
Natural tender coconut water is a nutritious and thirst quenching health drink for all aged groups of people. It contains natural sugars, salts, and vitamins. It has low in fats and calories. It is a tasteful natural drink, which does not include cholesterol. It is a healthy substitute for the artificial drinks. Farm fresh coconut water is a waste basically in the entire coconut industry.
This profile envisages the establishment of a plant for the production of Rice pasta (macaroni) with a capacity of 720 Metric tons per annum. Pasta and macaroni are food products made by extruding and drying unleavened dough of rice flour. The country`s requirement of wheat based pasta and macaroni is met through local production and import.
Following the end of the three decade civil war in North and East in 2009, expansion of sea bass production with an overall goal of supporting rebuilding livelihoods of the war affected people in Eastern Province of Sri Lanka, government initiated assistance to private sector ventures. The assistance was provided through Export Development Board of Sri Lanka (EDB).
Sri Lanka a south Asian destination located in the Indian Ocean, south of India is an Island country having 22.23 mn people accommodating in an area of 65610sq km., of which 98% land mass and 2% inland water bodies. The coastal belt around the island covers 1700km characterized by diverse coastal types including sandy beaches/bays ,lagoons, estuaries, rocky coasts, peninsulas, boulders, sandy, mangrove,.
Coconut is one of the export crops in Sri Lanka. It has been recorded that 3,000 Million coconuts are produced annually in Sri Lanka. Nearly 80% of production is used for domestic consumption and only 20% is used for value addition. Coconut tree is named as ‘KAPRUKA’ because each and every part of tree has a commercial value for different applications.
It has been recorded that 3,000 Million coconuts are produced annually in Sri Lanka. Nearly 80% of production is used for domestic consumption and only 20% is used for value addition. Coconut tree is named as ‘KAPRUKA’ because each and every part of tree has a commercial value for different applications. Oil is one of the essential products in Sri Lanka for cooking and other domestic and industrial applications. It has been recorded that the total sales of edible oil in the world in 2015 is USD 87 Billion. Major part of this market goes to healthy oil.