Similar to consumer trends in retail, home bakers are opting for bite-sized baked goods and healthier ingredients – making a star of citrus, coconut and hibiscus, though seasonal favorites hold strong.
Dang Foods – a Berkeley-based firm specializing in whole food snacks (coconut chips, onion chips)- is the first company to receive funding from Sonoma Brands, a food incubator run by KRAVE Jerky founder Jon Sebastiani.
Following a decline in the share of coir (coconut husk) materials
used in packaging, the Asia Pacific Coconut Community, representing
coconut producers in the region, has formed a strategic alliance to
develop the industry.