The coconut tree is a member of the palm family. The term coconut may refer to the whole coconut palm, seed or fruit. Botanically, coconut fruit is a drupe not a nut. It has three layers; the exocarp, mesocarp & endocarp. The exocarp and mesocarp layer make-up the husk of coconut. Mesocarp layer is composed from a fiber called coir, which finds wide usage in traditional as well as commercial applications. Varieties of products that can be obtained/ processed from Coconut are Oil, Water, Biodiesel, Milk, Fibers, Husks and Shells, etc.
Coconut is known for its versatility, as it is used for different purposes across the world. These are different from other types of fruits, as they contain large quantity of water, and when immature often called as tender-nuts or jelly nuts (harvested for drinking). When the coconut gets matured, it still has some water and can be used as seednuts or can be processed to obtain oil, coir, charcoal, etc. There are innumerable Coconut Suppliers and Producers across the world offering fresh products.
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