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Challenges And Opportunities In Commercial Production And Marketing Of Non-Traditional Coconut Food Products And By - Products

The coconut farmers are still dependent on copra for their livelihood inspite of the low economic returns. Product diversifi­ cation was not fully  achieved due to lack of market information on product with good potential for local and foreign markets and insufficient awareness campaign on the different coconut products and their production technologies. The paper deals on the status of some non-traditional coco­nut food products, their production technologies, consumer’ s acceptance and marketing opportunities and constraints. Specific products from  coconut milk, coconut water and coconut residue were presented. The production aspects and marketing problems and strategies were discussed.

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