World Coconut Day
Every year, World Coconut Day is celebrated on September 2 in major coconut-producing countries, including India. This special day was Initiated by the Asian and Pacific Coconut Community, headquartered in Jakarta, Jakarta. This day aims to raise awareness about the use and benefits of coconuts across various industries. The day is about coconut as a nutritious fruit, a crucial raw material and a significant crop. After all, it is one of the most versatile natural gifts.
World Coconut Day is celebrated in the Asia-Pacific region with a unique theme every year. The theme of 2021 World Coconut Day is “Building a Safe Inclusive Resilient and Sustainable Coconut Community Amid Covid-19 Pandemic & Beyond.” The International Coconut Community decided the theme to promote the production and usage of coconut during the time of the pandemic.
India also observes this celebration every year to commemorate the benefits of Coconuts and the people who produce them. India is among the top coconut-producing nations in the world, with states like Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Andhra Pradesh being the leading contributors. Since the local consumption in Karnataka tends to be high, it is one of the states to celebrate World Coconut Day with total commitment. It is an occasion marked by farmers, experts, and business people to raise awareness about coconut production to help this industry grow. It also helps the farmers to get the right price for their produce in the market. Experts and business owners talk about the advantages of increased coconut production, and various activities are organised for people to understand the countless advantages of coconuts. These can be used in a variety of ways and can do miracles to our overall health. In fact, it is one of the few fruits with several useful parts.
This World Coconut Day, let’s know more about these wonderful fruits, incorporate them into our diet, and use them for improved skin and health.