Cool coconut facts

<p style=”text-align: center;”>We’ve been talking all things coconut on the blog this month in celebration of our three new flavours of coconut milk, <a href=””>Almond Quench</a>, <a href=””>Hazel Quench</a> and <a href=””>Golden Quench</a>. They are out now in Coles Supermarkets!!</p>

<h2 style=”text-align: center;”><span style=”text-decoration: underline;”><strong>Cool Coconut Facts</strong></span></h2>
<p style=”text-align: center;”><strong>Origin</strong> in the south pacific. It is not known where the coconut originates specifically. However, it is believed to have come from around the area now known as New Guinea.</p>
<p style=”text-align: center;”><strong>Not a nut.</strong> A coconut is in fact a seed not a nut. Mind blown!</p>
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<p style=”text-align: center;”><strong>A substitute for blood plasma</strong>. Though not identical to blood plasma, in emergencies coconut water can be used to replace blood plasma as it contains similar properties. This is also why people say it’s such a fantastic hydrator and boosts electrolytes.</p>
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<p style=”text-align: center;”><strong>Natural mosquito repellant. </strong>The brown husks of the coconut can be burnt and the smoke acts as a natural mosquito repellant.</p>
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