Nias is one of the coconut-producing regions in Indonesia. Coconut is used by the Nias communities to make various products including virgin coconut oil. The tradition of making coconut oil together has long been practiced by women in rural Nias islands. Not only it is produced for household consumption, this product offers many health benefits. In fact, it is often called magic oil because of it can increase the body immune system.

Today it is common to find coconut oil in the shelves of supermarkets, varying from standard coconut oil to extra virgin coconut oil. While demand increases, it is important to ensure that production continues to be done in sustainable ways.



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Credit Union Pesada Faolala Perempuan Nias
Pulau Nias, Sumatera Utara

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