Copra the dried kernel of the coconut, stands as the primary commercial product derived from this versatile fruit, primarily serving as a source for oil extraction. Copra typically boasts an oil content ranging from 65 to 72 percent. As a by-product of this process, oil cake is obtained. This oil cake finds ready markets as a valuable cattle feed and plays a crucial role in the formulation of mixed cattle feeds. Additionally, it serves as a raw material for the extraction of any remaining oil through the solvent extraction method.
- Rich in healthy saturated fats, particularly medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs).
- May improve heart health by raising beneficial HDL cholesterol.
- MCTs may aid in weight management and appetite control.
- Supports digestion and regular bowel movements.
- Moisturizes and promotes healthy skin and hair.