100% organic and natural
Cobio’s coconut oil is harvested and processed on unspoiled farms on the islands of the South Pacific and the east coast of India, without the use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, solvents or other man-made additives.
An organic product is a raw or processed product of vegetable or animal origin, produced and marketed in accordance with the exact and strict rules and requirements laid down by the Slovenian and European authorities. The product must originate from raw materials, production methods and procedures, which do not contain any artificial ingredients.
The product is carefully inspected at all stages of production and transport by the authorized supervisory bodies, which must be stated accordingly on the product packaging. At least 95% of the organic product must originate from certified organic production. Cobio’s coconut oil originates from organic production and processing, so that all ingredients are 100% organic, and tested in accordance with the applicable regulations.
EU organic certification
Cobio’s coconut oil and its production sites have received EU organic farming certificate for growing, processing and filling.
Cobio’s coconut oil Kerala is cold pressed, which is possible due to the relatively low temperature during the drying of coconut and then pressing it without heat.
Cobio’s coconut oil Malaita is extra virgin, because it is extracted in the first and the only cold pressing within less than one hour of opening the coconuts.
DME® method for processing Cobio’s coconut oil
The DME method (Direct Micro Expelling) allows for extra virgin coconut oil to be extracted within less than one hour of opening the coconuts. The result is the oil Malaita, cold pressed extra virgin coconut oil of the highest quality, which has retained its genuine flavour, original composition, and all the beneficial properties.
Mature, healthy and undamaged coconuts are picked out by farmers and cracked open within 48 hours of harvesting.
DME® standard allows for fair trade
The DME® standard and strict quality control of Cobio’s coconut oil guarantee the safety of consumers and the survival and development of the traditional local communities. Taking advantage of the existing and self-sustaining resources, as well as using completely clean and simple technology free of any chemicals, helps to keep the nature intact.
In this way, DME technology plays an important role in improving the lives of local communities, because the Cobio coconut oil production enables the local farmers to earn several times more than the producers of refined coconut oil from copra, while at the same time it encourages traditional family life for workers who produce and process Cobio’s coconut oil. Only raw materials from renewable sources are being used in the process of obtaining our oil, so that the process produces no waste that can not be recycled.
DME technology allows for simultaneous production and processing of Cobio’s coconut oil on the farms on the islands in the South Pacific and along the Indian and African coasts – the home of coconut palms. DME enables the farming families to produce the highest quality coconut oil within one hour of opening the coconuts.
A truly fair-trade way
DME method of processing Cobio’s coconut oil ensures the survival and prosperity of local communities on the South Pacific islands and keeps the natural environment intact.
Local production and processing
DME technology places the production of Cobio’s extra virgin coconut oil back on the traditional family-owned farms on the South Pacific islands, where the coconut palms originate. Coconut palms are grown by the farming families in an organic way, without the use of synthetic fertilizers or other chemical additives.
DME enables the farming families to produce the highest quality coconut oil within one hour of opening the coconuts. DME production systems for coconut oil are located throughout the Pacific, in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, on Solomon Islands and the islands of Tonga, in Kiribati, Tuvalu, East Timor, India, and Africa.
Higher income and clean processing
DME production method plays an important role in improving the lives of local communities throughout the Pacific. Farmers producing Cobio’s coconut oil have a guaranteed income, which is several times higher than the income of producers of refined coconut oil from copra. In addition, the method encourages traditional family life and culture in the local community. Only raw materials from renewable sources are being used in the process of obtaining our oil, so that the process produces no waste that can not be recycled.
The extra virgin Cobio’s coconut oil Malaita is produced on small family farms on the unspoiled islands of the South Pacific, more specifically on the Solomon Islands and the islands of East Timor.