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As Demand For Coconut Rises, Plantations In Caribbean Wiped Out

As coconut milk is so popular that it hits Starbucks, coconut water remains a trendy low-calorie drink, and coconut oil is used for everything from skin care to actually cooking things, coconut farms in the Caribbean should be booming. They aren’t, though: they’re either exporting fruit while local people go without, or not growing at all. [More]

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Starbucks Will Roll Out Coconut Milk Everywhere February 17

Last year, we learned that Starbucks was testing coconut milk as a non-dairy alternative other than soy milk.. The test expanded to more states, and now it’s a poorly kept secret that coconut milk will roll out nationwide two weeks from today. [More]

Is Coconut Water Really Better Than Gatorade?

Is Coconut Water Really Better Than Gatorade?

Coconut water is well, watery, and high in the electrolyte potassium. Recently, some marketing genius realized that it was basically a natural “sports drink.” But is it really better?

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