Types of coconut products
The raw white meat inside a coconut is referred to as the kernel. It has a firm texture and delicious, slightly sweet flavor.
If you have a whole coconut, you can scrape the raw meat out of the shell and eat it. In its processed form, you’ll usually find it sliced, shaved, or grated.
Coconut milk and cream are made by pressing the raw, grated meat.
Dried coconut meat is usually grated or shaved and used in cooking or baking. It can be further processed and ground into flour.
Coconut oil is also extracted from the meat.
Coconut meat is tasty and slightly sweet, and you can enjoy it raw or dried.
Many related products are produced from it, including coconut milk, cream, and oil.