February 27, 2024

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Coconut paste to add zest to South Indian dishes to hit the market

A freshly produced coconut paste, which can substitute grated, floor, roasted coconut or its milk in the South Indian dishes, will before long strike the market.

Created by the Kochi-primarily based Mezhukkattil Mills – a popular participant in the coconut marketplace for the previous 40 yrs – the patented product targets in addition to Kerala, West Asia and Western countries.

“This is a first of its sort product in India in the handy foods classification which can be made use of as an component in the dishes built out of the coconut. Like Mayonnaise has been adopted by Indian delicacies, the coconut paste can also assist in creating coconut flavor available to all,” Ubais Ali, Executive Director, Mezhukkattil Mills claimed.

“Normally, coconut has been made use of in different varieties such as grated or roasted or its milk in the dishes. Having said that, the new paste is an substitute and can be built into any of these varieties at the convenience of a squeeze. It is a clear price addition and time saver in the new city kitchen in Kerala,” he instructed BusinessLine.

In accordance to him, twelve months shelf lifetime and without the need of refrigeration specifications, quick squeezable pack, drip-absolutely free dispensing, mess-absolutely free managing and quick cooking are the USP of the product. A 350-gm pack of paste costing ₹350 is built from five coconuts with genuine coconut flavor and aroma and without the need of any included preservatives or flavours. It can also make two.five litres of coconut milk from 1 pack. Given that it is a concentrated product, it desires to incorporate only really tiny to the dishes to get the genuine coconut flavor. For a family members of 4, 1 pack can very last even a month, he included.

The process move to realize the product in the wonderful paste kind has been patented. Likewise, the packaging named Standcaps is also patented from the US-primarily based Glenroy. “We are importing the Standcaps and it is the first time this sort of packaging is launched in India”, he claimed.

Ali claimed the business has invested all-around ₹75 lakh in the R&D. “Once the idea has been conceptualised, we travelled to Singapore, Thailand, Philippines to acquire trials on distinct machines to get the wanted consistency and texture. Different trial machines were being introduced to Kochi to acquire the pilot testing”, he claimed.

Mezhukkattil Mills, with a sturdy presence in the B2B section throughout industries such as cosmetics, hair care, cleaning soap manufacturing, cooking oil and so forth, is getting into the B2C with the new product. The product is slated to be released before long in the market, he included.