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AMERICA STILL IN LOVE WITH PH’S COCONUT AS US TRADE MISSION TURNED UP $6M SALES INSTANTLY

Philippines’ coconut products makers have affirmed Americans sustain love for tropically-grown coconut and its products

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GRANEX CELEBRATES 43 YEARS OF PRODUCING PREMIUM COCONUT OIL

Granexport Manufacturing Corporation (Granex), the biggest copra milling facility in the world celebrated its 43rd anniversary

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US IMPORT OF LAURIC OILS DOWN IN JUNE

Data from Oil World show the US imported 49,900 MT of lauric oils in June, down by 18.6% from June year-ago at 62,500 MT

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COCAVO ORGANIC OIL PRODUCTS A HIT IN UNITED STATES

Cocavo’s coconut and avocado oil products are getting noticed in New Zealand and proving a hit in the US

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HEALTH AWARENESS SET TO DRIVE THE GROWTH OF EDIBLE OILS

A new market research report says increasing health consciousness among consumers and producers’ focus on research and development (R&D)

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FDA GRANTS GRAS STATUS ON CARGILL’S CANOLA LECITHIN

The FDA has issued a GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) letter of no objection for Cargill’s canola lecithin for use in a variety of foods.

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BUNGE ACQUIRES MAJORITY STAKE IN LODER CROKLAAN

US agribusiness major Bunge aims to gain a bigger footprint in Southeast Asia with its acquisiton of a majority stake in Malaysian

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ARLA TO EXPAND BUTTER SALES TO GHANA

Danish food giant Arla Foods is expanding to sub-Saharan Africa with the establishment of a new subsidiary in Ghana

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CANADIAN FIRM TO INVEST IN SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS FOR NON-GM AND ORGANIC FOOD INGREDIENTS

Canadian agri supply chain developer Pipeline Foods has launched its global operations aimed at building sustainable

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EU CUTS IMPORT DUTY ON ARGENTINE BIOFUEL

The EU has cut its import duties on Argentine biodiesel end of September in compliance with a World Trade Organization (WTO) 

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CEPSA BIOENERGIA RESUMES BIODIESEL PRODUCTION IN SPAIN

Spanish energy company Cepsa Bioenergia has resumed production at the former Abengoa biodiesel plant in San Roque, Spain, after 18 months

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PHILIPPINE EXPORT OF COCONUT PRODUCTS UP SHARPLY IN MAY

Official data from the Philippine Statistics Authority show Philippine export of coconut products in May leaped 72.6% to 111,291 MT in copra terms

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DESTINATIONS OF COCONUT OIL EXPORT IN MAY

Export of coconut oil in May at 57,160 MT consisted of 39,254 MT crude coconut oil, 15,332 MT cochin (refined, bleached) oil, and 2,574 MT RBD (refined, bleached and deodorized) oil

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...OF COPRA AND COPRA MEAL

Export of copra in May at 16 MT worth USD14,307 went exclusively to South Korea.

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...OF DESICCATED COCONUT

Overseas trade of desiccated coconut in May at 9,029 MT turned in USD21.181 million.

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...OF COCO SHELL PRODUCTS

Shipment of coconut shell charcoal in May was 3,343 MT with proceeds of USD1.883 million

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PHILIPPINE COCONUT AUTHORITY TO GET P1.4 BILLION BUDGET FOR NEXT YEAR

The Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) will get P1.4 billion allocation for 2018, the same budget level in the current year

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MALAYSIA REITERATES COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL INDUSTRY

Malaysia has reiterated its commitment to practise the 3-P pillars of sustainable palm oil industry

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PALM OIL-FREE CERTIFICATION SCHEME LAUNCHED

A new certification programme, the International Palm Oil Free Certification Accreditation Programme (POFCAP)

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US FDA OKAYS FOOD FIRMS TO LINK SOYBEAN OIL WITH REDUCED CVD RISK

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed food manufacturers

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FISH OIL CONSUMPTION HELPS PREVENT TYPE 2 DIABETES IN PEOPLE WITH EXISTING METABOLIC DISORDERS

New meta-analysis by Chongqing Medical University revealed   fish   oil   supplementation  can  increase  insulin sensitivity   and   reduce   the   risk   of   diabetes

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STATEMENT OF UNITED COCONUT ASSOCIATION OF THE PHILIPPINES (UCAP) ON THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION (AHA) WARNING ON SATURATED FAT

The AHA issued last June 15 a Presidential Advisory on Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease (CVD),

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Top Events

 

Cocohouse Luncheon -
Roadshow Report

US trade mission/roadshow last September 06-22
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Bowling Tournament

This Annual Event for Industry Bowlers aims to strengthen Camaraderia among UCAP members, develop friendship with new comers, interphase with various sector. (16th Bowling Tournament Results)

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Golf Open

This Annual Event for Industry Golfers aims to strengthen Camaraderia among UCAP members, develop friendship with new comers, interphase with various sector. (19th UCAP Golf Open)

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UCAP Seminar

To provide information about the various aspects of the coconut, the country’s top agriculture export and foreign exchange earner.

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UCAP Publications

 

Daily Market Report

Reports on prices of coconut products...

Weekly Bulletin

Contains up-to-date information on developments... 

UCAP Monthly Report

A Monthly Report

Coconut Statistics

An annual yearbook. 

Coconut Handbook

Technical Handbook

Coconut Industry Kit

A mid-year compendium of summary...

Directory of Coconut Establishments

Directory of Coconut Establishments

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