Did you know?

  1. The scientific name for coconut is Cocos nucifera.
  2. Early Spanish explorers called it coco, which means “monkey face” because the three indentations (eyes) on the hairy nut resembles the head and face of a monkey.
  3. Nucifera means “nut-bearing.”
  4. Nearly one third of the world’s population depends on coconut to some degree for their food and their economy.
  5. Pacific Islanders consider coconut oil to be the cure for all illness.
  6. The coconut palm is so highly valued by them as both a source of food and medicine that it is called “The Tree of Life.”
  7. It takes 4 years for a tree to mature and bear fruit.
  8. Our coconuts are harvested at 10 months old, this is when the meat is at its most nutritious.
  9. We source from plantations with 60 trees to every acre.
  10. Our coconuts are harvested by very long cutters for the ground for maximum safety.

Coconut oil

Shop for Spring Chicken’s Organic Virgin Coconut Oil here. £9.95 for 500ml or £17.95 for 1 litre.