“Coconut Wet Processing for Value Added Products” is a comprehensive guide written that explores the potential of the versatile coconut plant (Cocos nucifera L) and its various by-products. The book delves into the wet processing techniques of different coconut products, including copra, virgin coconut oil (VCO), coconut water, coconut milk, coconut cream, coconut flour, desiccated coconut, and more.
Readers will gain insight into how coconut products are processed and transformed into value-added products, such as activated carbon, coconut shell charcoal, biofertilizer, cocopeat, coir fiber, coir dust, coconut sugar, nata de coco, coconut jam, coconut jelly, coconut candy, coconut vinegar, coconut wine, toddy, neera, arrack, coconut syrup, coconut toddy vinegar, coconut protein, coconut amino acids, coconut oil cake, and coconut oil mill effluent (COME).
Moreover, the book also covers the practical applications of coconut by-products, including the production of coconut oil soap, laundry soap, transparent soap, toilet soap, herbal soap, coconut oil-based emulsion, cosmetic, coconut oil biodiesel, coconut shell powder, handicrafts, and rural development. The book serves as a useful guide for those involved in the coconut industry, researchers, entrepreneurs, and anyone interested in exploring the full potential of this remarkable plant. With its comprehensive coverage, “Coconut Wet Processing for Value Added Products” is an excellent resource for anyone seeking to understand the importance and versatility of coconut and its various products.