The Cocomi Story
In our family, we say “everything starts with the coconut” and our love story with coconut has been 100 years in the making: it all started when our great grandmother began farming the rich Sri Lankan lands for tea, spices and coconuts.
Dad would spend hours on the farm climbing cconut palms and sneaking sips of crisp coconut water. HE felt the benfits of living in harmony with nature, and tasted that goodness in every coconut. A doctor by training, he decided, with the support of our Mo, to hand up his white coat, and begin his organic journey towards caring for the environment and a sustainable future.
Since then, he’s transformed our family holdings into the largest organic coconut farm in Sri Lanka, with a thriving community of over 2000 traditional farming families.
Inspired by our Dad’s vision, in 2013, we founded Cocomi.
Coconuts with love from our family farms
Our Organic Farms & Factories
Coconuts with love from our family farms The one and only
Natural Goodness Guaranteed Our farms: Nature as it should be
We’re the only organic Sri Lankan coconut brand that grows our own coconuts and manufactures our own products. This gives us control over quality at every stage of production, direct tracebility from farm to shelf, and the consumer, peace of mind.
Ours are the freshest coconut products you’ll find. Every single coconut is processed within 4 hours of cracking so you’ll get that fresh taste with every sip and bite.
Located at the heat of the Coconut Triangle, our family has been practicing organic farming for generations and were the first exporter of organic certified products from Sri Lanka.
We respect and protect the cycle of life: Our farms are rich in biodiversity with every human, plan and animal having their role to balance our ecosystem. Our farmers only use natural inputs, like rice strae and plants for nitrogen fixing; we intercrop our coconut palms to enrich and maintain the stability of our soil; and welcome animals onto famrs, from strutting peacocks and lazy iguanas.
We make sure everything tht can be returned to nature is given back: Our factories run on the energy produced from Coconut shells; the coconut husks, the nutritive outmost layer, are buried at the base of the palms, enriching the roots with nutrients; our waste water is biologically treated and recycled, while rain water is regularly harvested and stored to be used in times of drought.
Coconuts with love from our family farms
The one and only
Natural Goodness Guaranteed
Our farms: Nature as it should be
Our Love For Nature
Our philosophy in preserving and sustaining our surroundings is an utmost priority, Mother Nature is the core of our organic products and it's our turn to take care of her in whatever ways possible.
It's well understood that in today's world we are destroying more than what we can build, deforestation and pollution is taking a toll on the delicate bio diversity surrounding us, the life which supports us. Though we are caught in this vicious cycle we ensure that we are not part of this unwanted destruction.
Our plantations are equipped with some of the irrigation methods Sri Lankans Kings used in ancient times; which is a construction of soil dams across streams at different elevations with overflows, thus a large capacity of rainwater is harvested in water reservoirs. Rainwater collected in reservoirs at different elevation along the stream leads to uplift the ground water table which in turn has benefited coconut production. The ponds are used effectively as ideal water sources for irrigation during dry season and also serve as watering holes to different small animals which live in the plantations.
Our factories require a vast amount of steam for production, furnace oil is the easiest but polluting option, yet nature always had the answer and we listened. Our plantations generate tonnes of coconut shells and we put to use this natural energy source by installing coconut shell boilers which now generates the total steam required to operate the entire plant. Furthermore all waste water is channeled back to watering the plants surrounding the factory premises.
Where are all the Cocomi products manufactured?
All our products are manufactured by us only. From the farm to the finished products, we monitor everything- no out sourcing, no agents and no middlemen. Everything is under our purview and control thus ensuring the best always.
What is special about Cocomi Coconut Water?
First of all Coconut water itself is nature’s wonder product- already filled with goodness for the human body. We ensured that’s it’s even better!. Ours is 100% organic and from our own farms. Cocomi Coconut water is produced within three hours of harvesting, thus ensuring that the purity and freshness is maintained throughout.
What do you mean by hand harvested?
Just the way fine wine is appreciated we treat our coconuts with love. Our experienced coconut pluckers know which tree and which bunch has the best nut for picking through years of experience and skill. The pluckers carefully extract the nut and in turn our quality supervisors personally go through the selection and approve the best to move forward for production.
What is the Virgin Coconut oil manufacturing process?
Our Virgin Coconut oil is manufactured using cold pressed expeller method that is dehydrating the coconut at medium heat temperature, and then the oil is carefully pressed and filtered. Plus we also ensure that the glass bottle lug caps conform to food use.
What is Cocomi Coconut Milk Drink? Can it be used for cooking as well?
Our Organic Coconut milk beverage is ideal for the vegan, lactose intolerant or for those who just don’t enjoy the taste of dairy or soy milk. Our Coconut milk is a viable plant based alternative that contains no lactose and has a pleasant, creamy texture. The Coconut Milk Drink is perfect for your morning cereals, tea, coffee, smoothies, health shakes or just as it is!. We do not recommend the Coconut Milk Drink for cooking but certainly our delicious culinary coconut milk for your recipes.
Is there a difference between coconut oil and coconut butter?
Yes, there is definitely a difference between the two. Think peanut butter vs peanut oil. One is thick and smooth while the other is liquid( at room temperature). Coconut butter includes the meat of the coconut while coconut oil does not.
How do I melt hardened coconut butter?
Depending on the climate it can be smooth, liquid, rock hard or even crumbly. It also burns very quickly. A few options: You can preheat the oven to 350 F and place the coconut butter inside. Take it out after five minutes, or if you need a small amount you can place it on a candle warmer or immerse the bottle in hot water for few minutes.
What is Coconut flour? How is it different from grain flour?
Coconut flour is dried, defatted and ground coconut meat. It is fresh and organic, with a wheat flour consistency. Coconut flour is low in carbohydrates and boasts a lower “net” carb amount than other flours, including soy flour. Net carbs are the digestible carbohydrates in the flour. The flour is gluten- free, hypoallergenic and a good source of protein and fiber. Compared with wheat flour, which has a 27 percent fiber content, coconut flour has a fiber content of 61 percent. It is a better choice for diabetics and those with celiac disease. Replacing 15 percent to 25 percent of the flour in baking recipes with coconut flour can usually be done without changing the outcome. Some recipes still work if the entire flour amount is substituted with coconut flour.
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