Do you live in an area that has lots of coconut trees and is some distance away from the main town area? Would you like to produce and market coconut oil and coconut by-products? Would you like to become self-sufficient?
If so, you may be interested in starting you own DME®- VCO operation to enjoy the benefits from the DME® small business opportunity.
Check whether the DME® business model is the right one for you. Start here
Sometimes DME® is not the best option for producers. Click here to learn about other oil extraction methods
This is a step-by-step training video which explains how to produce virgin coconut oil, a sustainable cottage industry gaining favour in the Pacific Islands. The video can be used to inform grassroots community members whose livelihood is affected by the impact of climate change. This film was shot at the Centre for Appropriate Technology and Development's Bio Fuel factory in Nadave, Fiji.