Fun Fact: The name Coconut Is Actually A Combination Of Nut, And The Portuguese Word Coco, After The Face-Like Image That The Shell Creates With 3 Holes.
Coconuts scientifically known as cocos nucifera is believed to be native to the coastal regions of Tropical Asia and the Pacific. Our coconuts are locally harvested from trees here in South Florida. In south Florida, we come across many varieties of coconuts that vary in shape, color, and size.
Coconuts are considered to fall into the category of Drupes as they are a combination of fruit, a nut, and a seed. Coconuts have a tough outer layer known as the husk. Once cracked open there is a thin or thick layer of white or translucent meat depending on the age of the coconut which is highly nutritious. Coconuts are different from other fruits as their endosperm contains a large quantity of water known as coconut water or juice.
Coconut is a complete food rich in calories, vitamins, and minerals. Coconut water is packed with electrolytes and bioactive compounds. Water coconuts are available year-round.
- *1 Box contains 10 coconuts *
- *Unable to ship to California.*
-When you place an order please be aware of delivery times to receive your box, as fruit will ripen quickly in the outdoor heat.