What is Coir?
Coir comes from the coconut’s fibrous husk of the inner shell. It is used in making all sorts of products including ropes, brushes, jiffy and other eco friendly products. It is increasingly popular as seed starter and organic soil amendment for gardeners, hydroponics and horticulturist.
Being a coconut by products, it takes a big effort to get into market.
How is coir made:
First, the coir is removed from coconut and soaked in fresh water to get loosened.
Then the coir is removed from the water and get it dried.
After it is dried (bit long process), they are converted into different forms:
- Coco Bale
- Coir Mat
- Coir Basket and so on.
Types of Coir:
Dark Brown Coir:
Dark Brown Coir is made from mature coconuts.
White coir is made from immature coconut that is in green colour and softer and finer.
Coir Producing countries:
the Philippines and
Coconut Coir Market in 2021:
The global coir market is likely to be anticipated to rise at a considerable rate during the foresee period (2021-2026). During 2021, the market is growing at a mild rate and with increase in adoption to digital, the market is predicted to leap up.
The above graph clearly states that there is a applicable growth in Coir industry for the past decade. This is the latest data from India and Sri Lanka (main producing countries) resulting in increase export volume and export revenue.
Coir industry has planned to shift their business online through social media apps like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and so on. For example, take a look at these profiles: naturalsonly.sg, Bio root, CocoandCoir and many others. Everyday people are surfing the internet to digitally grow and earn from their business.
Youtube – People can create videos using their smart phones to demonstrate on the usage of coir pith and its usage.
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Instagram – Simply create a business profile and post your own content and keep engaging with your followers.
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Facebook is used by 2 billion people and it is a great place for brand analysis, posting ads and has a good reach on our customers.
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Twitter can reach a large number of people quickly through tweets and retweets and can also build relationships with experts and other followers.
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It is a great platform where people can create stunning graphics with the readymade templates.
Everyone is a born creator here.
The best tool where you can manage all your social media accounts in one platform. And it is also user friendly.
In many adobe apps, you can capture clear photos and videos, photoshop it with free versions.
Finally, Covid 19, the small virus has made us take big decisions. Business moving online is the best way to be steady in future. Everyone can easily learn the digital skills in your convenient way and time.
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This is the right place for everyone to develop their own digital skills and be an entrepreneur, content creator or a blogger for your own business.