Authors: Luis Villafuerte and Lalaine Villafuerte-Abonal
Publisher: Apples of Gold Publishing
Printed in Singapore
Decorative Coffee Table Book showcasing the Philippine coconut and its by-products
Comprehensive Resource Book on everything about coconuts
Science Book: how the coconut is processed, its composition and what makes it stand out compared to other plants
Health Book: nutrient properties of every part of thecoconut plant
Design Book: architectural designs for the personal (home) and industrial using coconuts and its by-products
Fashion Book: coconut-based fashion wear and accessories
Cultural Book: coconut-themed events, songs, dances, vacation destinations
COCONUT Philippines book is the first and the only one of its kind. No one has ever published such a comprehensive book on the coconut with such depth and beauty.
While this highly informative book can be used in schools and libraries, it is too beautiful to be just a textbook and yet it is too useful to be just a decorative coffee table book. This book is a conversation piece and aninspirational life manual for healthy living.
Anything and everything about coconuts is in this book!
This book celebrates the Filipino ingenuity for its production and global distribution of world-class coconut-based products ranging from food, skincare, houseware and decorative furnishings, high fashion accessories, packaging materials, personal care, and cosmetic products, garden and agricultural items, and building materials like coconut tiles, wood flooring, fiberboard and many more. It also presents the many industrial uses of coconut such as coco biodiesel, oleochemicals, coco alkyl, and polyol resins.
As a Philippine tourism book, it documents the history of coconut. It features exotic and popular coconut influenced culture like coconut themed festivals, holiday places and sceneries, resorts and spas, songs and dances and a host of other things. Behold the lowly coconut in its classiest form.
Who is this for?
Book lovers and collectors looking for one of a kind reference book
Smart gift-givers looking for the best decorative coffee table book
Health-conscious and those with health issues looking for an alternative from processed and soy-based condiments
Schools and libraries: science book made simple and applicable in practical life
Learners of all ages from 8 - 100
Researchers, scientists, and teachers
Health coaches, counselors, nutritionists, medical practitioners
Anyone involved in cosmeceuticals, nutraceutical, and pharmaceuticals
Design book for the interior decorator, architect, engineer and anyone passionate about coconut-inspired designs
Agriculturists: Everything you need to know about planting and harvesting coconuts, plus its economic and environmental impact
Industrialists curious on the multi-functionality of coconut
Persons involved in the Philippine eco-tourism and the cultural impact of coconuts
For the leaders, legislators, stakeholders to inspire you on your leadership ideas and policies that can impact agricultural and economic development
For the Entrepreneur interested to pursue any coconut-related business ventures: design inspirations and reliable suppliers are mentioned
For the consumer curious to learn new things: bible trivia and quotes on coconuts