What’s the Coconut?

Coconut is a member of the family Arecaceae (palm family) that harvested from the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera). This fruit is an edible fruit and delicious that is one of the widely cultivated crops in the tropical and equatorial zones. A coconut has three layers: the outer layer, the fleshy middle layer and the hard, woody layer that surrounds the seed. Generally when we buy a coconut at the supermarket the outer layer and the fleshy middle layers are removed and what you see is the hard, woody layer.
This juicy fruit eat to the raw and fresh and has special features including:

  • Outer features: The coconut has oval or round shape. The outer layers are protective layers and aren’t edible (inedible). These layers are thick, stiff, smooth and hard consist of vegetable fibers and its color is also brown.
  • Inner features:  When the shell is cracked open, it has a peel with three eyes and a flesh that usually eat both. Coconut flesh is white and hard and also has a liquid that is known as coconut water.
  • Flavor and taste: Coconuts fruit has unique flavor and its taste is aromatic, delicious with sweetness levels.

Where is Coconut Growing?

Coconut fruit grown initially Southeast Asia and now there are coconut trees in all tropical areas including Philippines, Indonesia. The Pacific people consume from all parts of the tree as a staple and main food.

Coconut Harvesting Time

The coconut palm is harvested about 11 to 12 months when the husk has turned brown.

Coconut Uses

Coconut water or milk

It is a popular creamy product which is actually made with the flesh of the fruit. Coconut water is crisp, cool, and refreshing, and it is often used in drinks in tropical regions. It is also high in vitamins and minerals. Also coconut milk is often used in curries and soups in tropical nations. It is also used to flavor drinks and desserts. So you can surf on the internet network and get more information in about coconut drinks, coconut desserts and their recipes.

Coconuts Flesh

We can be grated and toasted as a garnish, added whole to desserts, in soups and stews, and it may be fresh, dry, or roasted, depending on the dish and regional preferences. Like coconut milk, the flesh has a high protein and fat content, and it has a very rich flavor.

Importer and distributor of the Coconuts

Ario Co is one of the main importers and distributors of fresh fruit with high quality in Iran country. Our company was founded in1985 and our main purpose is buying and importing products with high quality to be provided customers satisfaction. We are the main distributor of various products including Coconuts for the Iran markets, wholesale markets, distributors, retailers and supermarket chains. Ario co works in close relationship with European or Asian growers and farmers from all over the world using sustainable farming standards, especially GLOBALGAP, BRC, HACCP and ISO. We have the reputation of being serious fresh fruit importer in Iran.