This Is How We Sustainably Harvest Coconuts

This Is How We Sustainably Harvest Coconuts

This is how we sustainably harvest our organic Nam Hom coconuts
Copra Coconuts is dedicated to sustainable coconut harvesting, ensuring that our practices have a minimal impact on the environment while supporting local communities and preserving the long-term health of coconut groves.

1. Selective Harvesting

We carefully select mature coconuts for harvesting, allowing younger ones to continue growing and producing. This practice ensures a continuous supply of coconuts and maintains the ecosystem's balance.

2. Handpicked Harvesting

Our skilled harvesters use traditional handpicking methods rather than mechanical means. This reduces damage to the coconut trees and surrounding vegetation while supporting local employment.

3. No Harmful Chemicals

Copra Coconuts strictly avoids using harmful pesticides and synthetic fertilizers on our coconut farms. We prioritize organic and natural methods to protect both the environment and consumers.

4. Sustainable Farming Practices

We promote sustainable farming techniques such as crop rotation and intercropping. This diversifies the ecosystem, improves soil health, and reduces the risk of pests and diseases.

5. Efficient Water Management

Water is a precious resource, and we use efficient irrigation methods to minimize waste and reduce the pressure on local water sources.

6. Minimal Waste

Copra Coconuts is committed to minimizing waste in every aspect of our operations. We utilize coconut husks and shells for various products like coir, activated carbon, and biomass energy.

7. Community Involvement

We work closely with local communities, providing them with fair employment opportunities and supporting their well-being. This fosters a sense of responsibility and stewardship towards the land they depend on.

8. Sustainable Transportation

We use eco-friendly transportation methods to move our coconuts from farms to processing facilities. This reduces our carbon footprint and supports cleaner logistics.

9. Eco-Friendly Processing

Our processing facilities are designed with energy efficiency and waste reduction in mind. We strive to minimize our environmental impact during the transformation of coconuts into copra.

10. Certification and Transparency

Copra Coconuts seeks third-party certifications to verify our commitment to sustainable practices. We are transparent about our processes and share this information with our customers.

Copra Coconuts is dedicated to the principles of sustainable coconut harvesting. We believe that by respecting the environment, supporting local communities, and implementing responsible farming and processing methods, we can provide high-quality coconut products while safeguarding the future of coconut ecosystems for generations to come.

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Ivy, the in house chef at Copra Coconuts' kitchen.

Ivy is a recipe developer and media producer based in Bangkok, Thailand. She uses the local cuisine, tropical ingredients and all year around gorgeous weather as inspiration to create the most vibrant, delicious and healthy dishes.

Because Ivy cares deeply about sustainability, she tries her best to keep all recipes plant-based, low waste and seasonal.

Some of Ivy’s favorite activities in the city of Angels are weekend bike riding at Bang Krachao island, visiting speakeasy bars and cafes around Yanwarat Road and watching the sunset by the Chao Praya River.

If you would like to find out more about Ivy’s food and cultural adventures around Thailand go to @copra_coconuts.

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