PCA moves to curb falling PH copra pricesBy EIREENE JAIREE GOMEZhome/Business/Top Business/PCA moves to curb falling PH copra pricesThe Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) is now gearing up to revive the country’s billion-dollar coconut industry. In particular, the PCA Board asked the Inter-Agency Committee on Executive Order No. Coconut Coir is a 100-percent natural by-product of harvesting coconut. Aside from biodiesel, other products where PCA eyes more revenue include coco water, virgin coconut oil and coco flour. About 90 percent of the country’s copra production is made into coconut oil and around three million of the country’s farmers are into the coconut industry.
Source: Manila Times November 08, 2018 16:18 UTC