Processing Manual for Virgin Coconut Oil, its Products and By-products for Pacific Island Countries and Territories

By Divina D. Bawalan BSChE, MSEgyE
SPC-LRD consultant (funded under the EU-FACT project)
Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Noumea, New Caledonia, 2011

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Home made coconut oil

How to make your own Coconut Oil

Cold process method

A review of coconut husking machines

Husking of coconut is among the most-difficult post-harvest operations relevant to coconut. Traditionally the entire husking is done manually using either a machete or a crowbar, and it involves much human drudgery, skill, training, and endurance.

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