The singular and iconic coconut is perhaps one of the most beloved and useful fruits there is. This humble drupe is a mainstay in cuisines in the United States and around the world, used in both sweet and savory dishes, delicious beverages, candies and more.
Beneath their hard, somewhat hairy shells lies a firm, meaty fruit with a mild nutty flavor that can be prepared in endless ways. Coconuts also provide us with a tasty, natural water inside that’s prized for its nutrition and thirst quenching deliciousness.
Coconut is quite popular in the United States, but not everyone has had fresh-from-the-husk coconut, and we think that needs to change. At FruitStand, we look forward to sending you a beautiful package of these extraordinary fruits from our small, specialty farms partners. Keep reading to learn all about coconut!