Processing Coconut Oil

The “virgin” version of Coconut Oil is pressed from the flesh of the coconut, whereas the refined version has been dried, bleached, and deodorised, all with the use of non-toxic chemicals.

Virgin Coconut Oil

Preparation of the virgin version takes much more care and the price thereof is about three times more than that of the refined version.

Due to low demand, we’ve had to discontinue offering virgin coconut oil.

RBD Coconut Oil

What does the refining process involve?

Our refined organic coconut oil is processed using the organically approved methods of physical extraction and refining. This is the process that refined coconut oil goes through:

  • Coconuts are broken into pieces and the coconut “meat” (aka “copra”) is allowed to dry in the sun
  • The meat is hydraulically pressed at 130 °C to extract the oil
  • The product is then refined, by:
    • Filtering it (under pressure)
    • De-gumming it, with citric acid
    • Bleaching it (by adding activated charcoal)
    • Filtering it through diatomaceous earth to remove any residual citric acid or charcoal
    • Deodorising it with steam (“sparging”), under vacuum

This physical refining process is accepted and approved under organic processing regulations. The items added during the process (citric acid, activated charcoal, and diatomaceous earth) are classified as “processing aids” and not additives because they are entirely removed during processing and are not found in the finished product.

Lamington Squares

Lamington Overload

Ingredients: For the cake 5 eggs 1/2 cup coconut sugar or granulated sugar 1 cup (120g) gluten free plain flour 1/3 cup (40g) cornstarch 1/2

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Chicken Coconut Curry

Coconut Chicken Curry

Ingredients: For the Chicken Marinade 1 teaspoons Black Pepper 5 Chicken Breasts chopped 4 teaspoons Curry Powder 4 cloves Garlic crushed 1 teaspoon Salt 2

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2 Ingredient Ice Cream Sauce

Magic Shell Ice Cream Sauce

Ingredients 500 – 340 grams Chocolate 1/4 cup Wilson’s Coconut Oil Method Measure the chocolate and coconut oil. Place chocolate and Wilson’s Coconut Oil in a medium microwave-safe

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Choc Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients: 3/4 cup liquid form of Wilson’s Coconut Oil2 teaspoons vanilla extract2 eggs3/4 cup white sugar3/4 cup packed brown sugar2 and 1/2 cups flour3/4 teaspoon

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Vegan Gluten Free Dairy Free Cheesecake

Baked Date Cheesecake

Ingredients Crust 6 (100g) pitted Dates 1/3 cup (70g) Wilson’s Coconut Oil, melted 1 1/4 cups (150g) oat flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon

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