With a culture that entwines with the coconut tree and a climate that ensures an around the year harvesting, Sri Lanka has become fourth-largest exporters of coconut products to the world. Among the most popular Sri Lankan coconut exports to the global market, desiccated coconut, virgin coconut oil and coconut water take the forefront, while the country’s bristle fibre products manufactured through indigenous ‘Drum’ extraction method and activated carbon made with coconut shells are also in high demand.
Sri Lanka is best known in the world market for Desiccated Coconut (DC) and Brown fiber. Distinguishable white color and characteristic taste of Sri Lankan DC ranks Sri Lanka at the 4th position of the world export market for all kernel products. Sri Lanka holds the global No.1 position for the exports of brown fiber. The drum system used to extract fiber, produces long pure fiber, which are more suitable for the brush industry.
Coconut Development Authority, Coconut Cultivation Board and Coconut Research Institute are the three major Government Institutions that are responsible for the production & quality improvement, supply development and research respectively.
To ensure the quality of coconut exports, the certificate issued by the Coconut Development Authority should accompany with each shipment. Moreover, the coconut and coconut product manufacturers and suppliers of Sri Lanka are guided by a stringent set of regulations to ensure quality products.
With the policy of handling products of high standards and quality each product that passes through the hands of our team at Ocey, is carefully monitored.