There are a lot of coconut oils on the market, but you've never had one this pure, fragrant, and delicious, with a supremely-smooth texture and flavor! Essential Living Foods' Extra Virgin Organic Coconut Oil is carefully harvested and expeller-pressed to protect its flavor and nutrient content, then is deodorized through a vacuum & heating process for a reliable flavor profile. Great for use in cooking and dessert recipes when you want coconut oil's functional benefits without adding a stronger coconut flavor.
- Great for baking and dessert recipes, or as a buttery spread on toast or popcorn
- Smooth, creamy, cholesterol-free "butter" from pure organic coconut
- Full of healthy medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) and lauric acid
- Great in soup, smoothies, in baking or spread on bread
- Fragrant, soothing skin-moisturizer
- Fairly high smoke point 176C/350F - great for cooking, sauteeing and frying.
Fair + Sustainable
Compared to soil-depleting, water-intensive oil crops that depend on clear-cutting virgin rainforest, coconut oil is one of the most sustainable in the world. Tropical palms are an ecologically beneficial tree-crop that grow in diverse, wild-life supportive agro-ecosystems, restore damaged soils and require very little water. Unlike destructive palm oil plantations, coconut palms integrate harmoniously with surrounding ecosystems to provide uninterrupted habitat for wildlife.
- Timber for building
- Leaves used as roofing
- Coconuts as food
- Coconut water as beverage coconut husk for fuel coconut nectar as a sugar
This one tree has the single highest potential for lifting these farmers into a better life—with a net benefit to their environment. No wonder the coconut palm is known as the “Tree of Life,”
Clean and simple
In order to ensure the highest quality and flavor, our small-holder farmers are trained in best-practices, and a combination of spot-testing and financial incentives helps to ensure maximal purity levels. Their farms are also regularly certified by organic field inspectors.
Harvest & Processing
This virgin, first-pressed oil is mesh-filtered and finally vacuum treated to remove volatile aroma molecules, creating a neutral-smelling oil that won't overpower other ingredients in your recipes. The final product is sealed for shipment to our climate-controlled facility in Southern California.
Every Product has an origin
and an impact
You stand at the finish line of an amazing journey with a miraculous beginning: Soil, Water, Sunshine...and Seed. With care and craftsmanship, Life unfolds, blossoms, and thrives. No chemicals needed. Just skill, hard work, and love for the land.
Every point on this map is a place that you touch. A farm. A community. An economy. An ecosystem.
These are the origins. You are the source.