Coconut

TN Finance Minister PTR hits out at GST increase on coconut oil, terms it anti-South

The minister asked why coconut oil was singled out for this treatment compared to other edible oils with multiple uses, such as mustard or gingelly oil.

published on : 18th September 2021

Loco for Coconut Oil

Those who suffer from cancer of the liver, gall bladder, pancreas can benefit from consuming coconut oil.

published on : 8th September 2021

Meet farmer who saved over 900 trees

The sobriquet Tree Man will fit none better than Kanagaraj of Palladam. A farmer who also runs a transport business, S Kanagaraj has given new lease of life to 920 coconut trees that faced the axe.

published on : 24th August 2021

Coconut industry in Andhra Pradesh hit by COVID-19 pandemic

Uddanam region is known for coconut and cashew cultivation. Srikakulam district has 15,000 hectares of coconut cultivation with 12,000 hectares in Uddanam region alone.

published on : 21st June 2021

A well-oiled anatomy

Coconut oil is a tropical climate kitchen favourite, especially for Indian curries down south. Cold-pressed versions retain the nutrient value better.

published on : 13th June 2021

Kerala budget 2018: Nothing much to cheer for coconut sector

The state budget presented by Finance Minister Thomas Isaac seems to have found some convenient reasons to cold shoulder the coconut farmers in the state.

published on : 3rd February 2018