Raw oil obtained from expeller pressing the dried organic coconuts (copra), is sent through the high-tech physical refinery of SMR to remove the high colour particles, moisture, aroma, impurities and the free fatty acids. The result is Refined, Bleached and Deodorised (RBD) coconut oil – an oil that adds healthy medium chained fatty acids to the diet. It is clear in colour and does not contain any smell. RBD is regarded as a perfect cooking ingredient around the world.
Virgin is the best type of coconut oil in the world, famous for its natural and delicate coconut aroma and taste. At the SMR’s VCO Plant, Virgin Coconut oil is extracted from the fresh organic coconuts by a cold press process. The process ensures that the maximum amount of nutrients are retained in the crystal clear liquid. Hence, VCO contains large amounts of healthy antioxidants, medium chain fatty acids (MCFA), and vitamins. People across the world uses VCO to enhance the taste of their meals and for hair and skin health.
The raw form of coconut oil has been consumed by Sri Lankans for generations. SMR is determined to share this experience and its health benefits with the rest of the world. The unrefined coconut oil comes straight from the mill and contains all the natural components available in coconuts in the purest form. This oil is superior in quality compared to crude coconut oil in terms of colour and levels of impurities, as this oil is obtained from the highest quality copra available.
Coconut flour is the dried, defatted, finely ground coconut meat – obtained as a co-product from the virgin coconut oil production process. It contains a high fibre content but is low in GI and carbohydrates. Coconut flour is perfect for people who avoid gluten, as this is product is 100% gluten-free.
SMR’s coconut based medium chain triglycerides stay liquid even at zero degrees Celsius. Due to their shorter length fatty acids, MCTs are easily digested and acts as a natural energy and dietary supplement. Moreover, MCT oil is known to help manage condition like epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease and autism. It also shows antimicrobial and anti-fungal effects through its powerful medium chained fatty acids. Our MCT oil is made of 99% C8 and C10 fatty acids.
Flavoured coconut oil incorporates the health benefits of coconut oil with different desirable tastes. SMR is capable of producing various flavours to cater to customer requirements. Some of the popular cooking oil flavours are garlic, black seed, and chilli.