Produced in Papua New Guinea, this brand of coconut oil is not only virgin & a certified organic food, it has also travelled less food miles than any other brand in Australia which makes it good for your health and also the environment.
- Wild Harvested
- Certified Organic – Organic Food Chain Certified (OFC)
- Produce of Papua New Guinea, our closest neighbour, travelling less food miles than any other brand in Australia
- 100% hand finished on site by local community of growers
- Unrefined, unbleached and not deodorised
- Cold Pressed
- Cholesterol Free
- No preservatives or additives
- Stylish, reusable Kilner glass jars
- No need to refrigerate
Niugini Organics Virgin Coconut Oil has been wild harvested by local villagers in Papua New Guinea and hand finished on site. It is jarred, labelled and boxed ready for retail shelves by the local community of growers. Fresh from the shell, the coconut meat is quickly cold-pressed and left unrefined to preserve the natural nutritive essence of the coconut. The PNG based mill extracts the virgin oil without heat. Both the mill and surrounding small holder plantations have obtained organic certification from Organic Food Chain. Under the fair trade scheme the local growers are paid a fair price for their coconuts and the communities are benefiting from the additional employment and direct flow-on benefits other brands cannot claim.
Coconut Oil is ideal to use for cooking as it has a very high smoke point. This means that it can be heated to higher temperatures than most other vegetable oils ensuring that food is cooked faster to maintain nutrients. It can be used as a replacement for oils or butter in baked goods too. Use Coconut Oil wherever you use vegetable oil.
Amongst other things, organic coconut oil can be used to improve hair condition, as a skin moisturiser, luxurious bath oil, massage oil, to kill off bacteria, reduce inflammation, deactivate some viruses, increase energy levels, facilitate weight loss and eliminate head lice.
There is a mountain of information about the benefits and uses of coconut oil … here are a couple of sources.