World Coconut Day World Coconut Day 2021
Every year, September 2 is celebrated as World Coconut Day. It is one of the most popular fruits consumed in the world. Several countries around the world specialize in manufacturing items made out of coconut that has become a part of our daily lives. Along with that, the fruit's multipurpose nature makes it stand out from the rest. The nut is to making coconut milk or oil from the flesh, the fruit is extremely versatile. . It is edible, and its oil can also be applied on the skin. It contains various anit-fungal, antiviral, antioxidants and antibacterial elements.
This day was first celebrated in 2009 by the Asia Pacific Coconut Community. Since then, there has been no going back. India also celebrates this day with great gusto. The Coconut Development Board promotes this in various states such as Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Goa, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, etc.
This year's theme for World Coconut Day is "Building a Safe Inclusive Resilient and Sustainable Coconut Community Amid COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond."