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KULAU Organic Coconut Oil

How long does KULAU Organic Coconut Oil RAW keep?

KULAU Organic Coconut Oil RAW has a shelf-life of three years after its filling. After opening, we recommend storing it in the refridgerator.

Why isn't KULAU Organic Coconut Oil liquid?

KULAU Organic Coconut Oil turns liquid at temperatures over 25 °C.

Is KULAU Organic Coconut Oil suitable for raw cuisine?

Yes, KULAU Organic Coconut Oil has raw food quality and is suitable for raw cuisine. The coconut oil is produced from fresh coconut meat straight after the harvest using the especially gentle centrifuge method. Then the coconut oil is brought to Germany in large barrels where it is filled into glasses according to the highest quality standards and at temperatures below 40 °C. KULAU Coconut Oil is unrefined and unhardened. 

Where does KULAU Organic Coconut Oil come from?

KULAU Organic Coconut Oil comes from the Philippines and is gently filled into glasses immediately after the harvest. Therefore KULAU Organic Coconut Oil is especially fresh.

What's so special about KULAU Organic Coconut Oil?

Our cold-pressed organic coconut oil is exclusively made from fresh coconut meat. Therefore KULAU Organic Coconut Oil RAW has an especially fine flavour and is extraordinarily fresh. Our coconut oil also has a very high heat-tolerance, making it ideal for cooking at high temperatures. It also contains a lot of the valuable lauric fatty acids, which are also found in breast milk.

What do I use KULAU Organic Coconut Oil for?

It is ideal for cooking, baking and frying. In addition to its heat-tolerance it also gives your meals a delicate coconut flavour. It is also a popular alternative to butter and margarine. Due to its high content of lauric fatty acids, conoisseurs often use it as a spread or just eat it pure. KULAU Organic Coconut Oil is also a popular hair and body care product. You can find detailed examples of how to use it on our website.

Does KULAU Organic Coconut Oil contain any additives?

No. KULAU Organic Coconut Oil is completely pure.

KULAU Organic Coconut Water

What does "KULAU" mean?

In Tok Pisin, the main language of Papua New Guinea, KULAU is the word for 'young green coconut'.

How long does KULAU Organic Coconut Water stay fresh?

KULAU Coconut Water has a shelf-life of 12 months once it's been filled. Once you've opened a carton, keep it chilled and drink it within a few days.

What is the best way to drink KULAU Organic Coconut Water?

Coconut water tastes best pure and ice-cold. Coconut water is also great in a cocktail with a shot of rum. See here for more recipes and ideas.

Where does KULAU Organic Coconut Water come from?

KULAU Coconut Water comes from Sri Lanka. The organic plantations are inspected and certified according to European standards.

Is coconut milk and coconut water the same thing?

No. Coconut water is obtained from young coconuts. In the producing countries it is an important drinking water substitute. When coconuts ripen, their coconut water gradually forms the white coconut meat. This is used to make coconut milk, by pureeing the meat with water and pressing the mixture through a cloth.

What's so special about coconut water?

Our delicious KULAU Coconut Water is a pure product of nature. It is naturally isotonic and contains valuable minerals, in particular potassium, magnesium and calcium. KULAU coconut water only contains 0.1 g of fat, 0.3 g of protein and about 12 kcal per 100 ml. Coconut water is regarded as especially pure, as it is effectively filtered by the coconut fibers.

Which minerals does it contain specifically?

100 ml of coconut water contains:

  • Sodium: 5 mg
  • Calcium: 40 mg
  • Iron: 0.06 mg
  • Potassium: 157 mg
  • Zinc: 0.01 mg
  • Magnesium: 4.8 mg
  • Phosphorus: 5 mg

Please note that these values might vary slightly depending on the time of harvest, batch and/or plantation area.

Is sugar added to the coconut water?

No. KULAU Organic Coconut Water PURE is completely free of additives. The products KULAU RENEW and KULAU RELAX contain agave sirup. All ingredients are clearly labeled.

How is KULAU Coconut Water preserved?

KULAU Coconut Water is processed as gently as possible. To preserve fruit juices, they have to be pasteurized, and this is also the case with coconut water. Fresh, untreated coconut water would perish in a matter of days.

Does KULAU use preservatives?

No. All KULAU products are free of preservatives.

What does 'naturally isotonic' mean?

Referring to coconut water, 'naturally isotonic' means that it has the same osmolarity as human blood. This allows for a faster replenishment of the fluid balance and effectively provides the body with important minerals and energy, which is ideal after any kind of physical exertion, especially sports.

Any open questions? Send us an email at info@kulau.de