The drink coconut is a hand-picked coconut harvested while still young, when it contains a lot of fresh coconut water. The drink coconut is creamy white in colour, sometimes with brown patches.
The exotic appearance of the drink coconut turns any occasion into a party. It makes a particularly good thirst quencher on hot days.
Coconut water is not the same as coconut milk. Coconut milk is made from the flesh of the (hairy) coconut. Coconut water is the liquid from inside the coconut.
Originally, this coconut comes from India and South America. We source our drink coconuts from Asia: Vietnam and Thailand.
The coconut water from the drink coconut is wonderfully refreshing and very low in calories.
As the name says, the drinking coconut is used for drinking from. There is very little coconut flesh in the young coconut but it contains a lot of coconut water. Drink the coconut water as a refreshing thirst quencher or use it to make a delicious cocktail. Wonderful in hot weather!
The skin of the coconut is very tough. Drill a hole through the top and drink the coconut water through a straw. Or cut off the pointed top with a large, sharp kitchen knife. There are special coconut drills available that make them even easier to open.
Always store drink coconuts in the refrigerator at between 2 and 7°C.
You can use coconut water as a natural sports drink as it replenishes the vitamins and minerals lost through extreme physical effort.
Make a hole through the top with an awl or a screwdriver.
Insert a straw through the hole and drink!
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