Coconut production is facing a crisis – but beauty brands can help

By Alessandro Carrara | Published: 13-Nov-2023

Coconut farmers are facing a crisis as declines in production are placing increased pressure on supplies and their lifestyles

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Heralded as a ‘Tree of Life’ in certain cultures, the coconut palm has served as a bountiful source of food, medicine and building material for countless tropical countries across the globe.

For the beauty industry, the anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and nourishing properties found in coconut oil has resulted in it becoming a wildly popular ingredient for skin and hair care products.

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