Coconut water is the nutritious clear liquid inside the coconut fruit which is packed with vitamins and minerals. There is usually more water in a young coconut since the water is replaced by the white coconut flesh as it matures. Therefore, for drinking purposes, coconuts are harvested off the trees when they are still young and green. Later the outer green husk is removed and the coconuts are wrapped in plastic to keep in the moisture.
For best results, the water from a fresh coconut should be consumed shortly after being exposed to air due to the possible loss of important nutrients. A single coconut usually provides an 11 ounce serving of water and it is low in calories and fat, but rich in vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. Although coconut water is NOT approve for a low lectin diet due to its sugar content, I am including it in our pantry for those who want to enjoy it on occasion.
Azure keeps its produce at a chilled temperature in order to maximum the freshness and shelf life of the product. In order for customers to enjoy Azure produce for more than a couple of days beyond delivery, it must be kept at a refrigerated temperature at all times until consumption. In addition, do not wash your produce until you are ready to enjoy it. The fruit bowls are lovely but produce will not last out on the counter top.
*These Young Thai Coconuts have been dipped in a bath of Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) and Salt. No chemicals are used on these Organic Coconuts.