Philippine Coconut Roadshow comes to Los Angeles

The show was the first out of four being held throughout the United States meant to share the outlook of the Philippines’ booming coconut oil industry that was recently threatened by a report by the American Heart Association (AHA) report.

Sponsored by the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA), the United Coconut Association of the Philippines (UCAP), and the Philippine government,...

Row erupts over health advisory on coconut oil

The AHA advisory, published last month (July) in Circulation, reviews dairy fat and coconut oil as being sources of saturated fats and advises against the use of coconut oil to avoid raising “bad” cholesterol levels and prevent heart-related conditions.   

Coconut Oil and Heart Disease

Coconut MCTs may help improve lipids (37), oxidized LDLs (38), fat deposition (39; 40; 41), triglycerides (42), and inflammation (43), while also raising HDLs as discussed previously (44).

Coconut oil constituents may offer breitling transocean replica anti-microbial properties and support...

The Warning on Saturated Fat: From Defective Experiments to Defective Guidelines by Dr. Fabian M. Dayrit

Coconut oil has been adversely affected by the current dietary guidelines that advocate a lowering of total fat and the replacement of saturated fat with polyunsaturated fat. This recommendation has its origins in the saturated fat-cholesterol-heart disease hypothesis that Ancel Keys first proposed in 1957. This hypothesis became an official recommendation with the publication of the Dietary...

The Healthiest Alternatives to Cooking Oil

Cooking oil can tolerate high temperatures and allows heat to be quickly transferred to foods, which speeds up the cooking process. BUT BEWARE. Many cooking oils sold nowadays are hydrogenated, which can wreak havoc on your health.

HanCole speaks at Edible Oil Summit

Learn more about ‘Prospects for Coconut Oil and Value Added Products’ from Marco Reyes, CEO, HanCole Corporation.  



The China-Philippine Enterprise Trade Matchmaking and Signing Ceremony, hosted by the Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of...

ASIACOL 1698 is Cetyl Alcohol, 98% min.

ASIACOLTM 1698 has a wide variety of functions and applications.  It works as an emollient, emulsifier, thickener, and carrying agent for other ingredients contained in a cosmetic formulation.  

MYCOL MCT 6040 is a Medium Chain Triglyceride Oil

MYCOL MCT 6040 is a Medium Chain Triglyceride Oil.  Its other names are Glyceryl Tricaprylate Caprate, Caprylic-Capric Triglyceride.  It is produced from the esterification of Caprylic (C8) Acid and Capric (C10) Acid with Glycerine.  It is non-GMO, Allergens Free, and made from 100% vegetable oil (Palm Kernel Oil or Coconut Oil)


How Philippines is battling to cash in on coconut craze

(CNN)--It's hailed as a super food and its uses extends to hair conditioner and mosquito repellent. The world is having a love affair with all things coconut.

'Tree of Life'

Sometimes called the "tree of life," that moniker couldn't be more true in the Philippines where the coconut industry provides a livelihood for one-third of the...

Malaysia to curb palm oil imports as stockpiles grow

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Malaysia plans to minimise imports of crude palm oil in an effort to reduce stockpiles of the edible oil to manageable levels of around two million metric tonnes, a government minister said on Tuesday.
The move would add to increased use of biodiesel and a replanting incentive scheme as the government works to manage local stockpile levels,...

The Amazing Health Benefits of Virgin Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is often described as the “healthiest oil on earth.”
We now know coconut oil is different from most fats and is actually good for us. We have listed twelve of the most important health benefits of this newly declared PowerFood.

Oil Pulling: Benefits & Side Effects

"The whole purpose of oil pulling is to get rid of the oil-soluble toxins in the body," said Puneet Nanda, creator of GuruNanda Pulling Oil and founder of Dr. Fresh Oral Care Line.

10 Surprising Beauty Uses for Coconut Oil

Coconut oil isn't just for cooking: it's also a beauty multitasker that you can use to hydrate your skin, fight frizz, and reduce premature signs of aging.

Coconut Oil in Weight Loss

Coconut oil is the world’s most weight loss friendly fat.

It contains a unique combination of fatty acids with powerful effects on metabolism.

Several studies show that just by adding coconut oil to your diet, you can lose fat, especially the “dangerous” fat in the abdominal cavity.

Let me explain how that works…

Health Benefits of Virgin Coconut Oil

1. It contains antioxidants that can decrease oxidative stress. 2. It can reduce total and bad cholesterol. 3. It helps weight loss through increased calorie burning.

Typical Loading Photos for FILCOCO OVCO and FILCOCO OIL

Here are some of the loading photos of our typical shipment of FILCOCO OVCO (Organic Virgin Coconut Oil) and FILCOCO OIL (RBD Coconut Oil). 

Coconut Oil & HIV

Philippine and Canadian Scientists in isolated studies have found that chemical principles found in coconut oil can not only destroy the HIV (AIDS), as well as inhibiting the development of the virus and a viral load. The Philippine Foundation for Research and Development Coco, together with the Hospital Saint Lazarus and United Laboratories, held in 1999 the first HIV testing / AIDS made in...

FILCOCO OVCO, the Healthiest Oil In The World

FILCOCO OVCO is Organic Virgin Coconut Oil.  It is produced using cold-process by means of a centrifuge.  Also it is certified Organic which is accredited internationally.
Each of our shipment complies with the Product National Standards for VCO.  Our guaranteed specifications are the following:

13 Evidence-Based Medicinal Properties of Coconut Oil By Sayer Ji

While coconut oil has dragged itself out of the muck of vast misrepresentation over the past few years, it still rarely gets the appreciation it truly deserves.   Not just a “good” saturated fat, coconut oil is an exceptional healing agent as well, with loads of useful health applications.

Coconut Uses Infographic

Learn how the coconut tree provides all-around benefits -- from its husks and roots to coconut oil -- through our infographic "Plant of Life: An Infographic on Various Coconut Uses."

Photos Of A Typical GLYFINE 997 Plant Loading

These are some photos of how HanCole loads 80 drums of GLYFINE 997 (Refined Glycerine 99.7% min. USP) into a container van.  For this cargo it was palletized and shrink-wrapped.

Every HanCole activity from ensuring product quality, drum marking, shrink-wrapping,...

Stand Up Pouch for FILCOCO Coconut Oil

We are pleased to announce that we are now also supplying FILCOCO Coconut Oil in Stand Up Pouch or SUP. This is packed in 1 Liter SUP.  Label design can come from our customer, or we can supply our own FILCOCO Coconut Oil.

PH to be world's 2nd fastest growing economy in 2015

MANILA, Philippines - A Bloomberg survey of economists shows the Philippines will be the second fastest-growing economy in the world this year, second only to China.

COLEAN SLES70 Typical Plant Loading

Every month, HanCole ships and supplies COLEAN SLES70 to various countries around the world.

PH among 10 new emerging economies

PARIS - Indonesia, Bangladesh and Ethiopia are among 10 countries set to take over as emerging economies from the powerful BRICS nations as they struggle with growing pains, a French credit body said on Tuesday.


"After 10 years of frenetic growth" the big five emerging economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South...

HC Attends Price Outlook Conference 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

HanCole recently attended the Price Outlook Conference 2014.  It was held in Shangrila Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last March 3-5, 2014. During this important conference, the representatives of HanCole (Mary Jean Reyes, Joyce Gatbonton,...

Demand for COLEAN SLES70 peaks

The recent increases in the prices of the raw materials for making detergents such as Palm Kernel Oil, Coconut Oil, C12C14 Fatty Alcohol, and Ethylene have resulted in the increase in the prices of all detergents like Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS), Sodium Lauryl Ether Sulfate (SLES), Cocoamido propylbetaine (CAPB), Linear Alkyl Benzene Sulfonic Acid (LABSA), Cocodiethanolamide (CDEA), and others.

HanCole exports RBD Coconut Oil in 1 Litter pouches

HanCole is proud to inform that we have just recently started the export of our FILCOCO Coconut Oil in 1 Liter pouches to the Japanese market.

Coconut By-products Pushed

 Instead of focusing purely on selling the coconut itself, coconut farmers must find ways to invest on creating by-products of the coconut fruit or the tree to earn more.

She explained that there are many by-products of the coconut particularly and popular in Europe are the Coco water and the Virgin Coconut Oil. On the other hand, she introduced coco net which is used for erosion...

Growth in Coconut Industry Export

The Philippines is the top exporter of 47 coconut products and by-products – coconut oil, copra oil cake and desiccated coconut are among top agricultural export earners – to 100 countries and the No. 2 producer of coconut, the “tree of life.” The United States, Japan, Germany, the Netherlands, and China are top destinations for local coconut products.

Coconut oil exports up 49 percent in first three quarters of 2013

An improved supply of copra and an increased demand abroad have seen Philippine coconut oil exports rise by 49 percent in the first nine months of the year according to the United Coconut Association of the Philippines (UCAP).

PH grew 7% in Q3, says Moody’s

Moody’s Analytics, the research unit of Moody’s Corp., said business confidence and rise in bank lending that helped lift industrial production in the first half were also seen in the third quarter. read more

World Bank ranks PHL among Top 10 countries in improving business climate

The Philippines is among the 10 best economies that carved inroads in making it easier to do business in the past year, improving its ranking by 30 places in the World Bank Group's "Doing Business" report released Tuesday.

 In "Doing Business 2014: Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises,"...

Moody’s upgrades Philippines credit rating to `investment grade’

“The Philippines’ economic performance has entered a structural shift to higher growth, accompanied by low inflation,” Moody’s said.“These levels are among the fastest rates of growth in Asia-Pacific and across emerging markets globally....

The Philippine Economy Posts 7.5 Percent GDP Growth in 2nd Quarter and 7.6 Percent in First of Half of 2013

The domestic economy accelerated in the second quarter of 2013 to 7.5 percent from 6.3 percent recorded the previous year boosting the 2013 first semester growth to 7.6 percent from 6.4 percent in the first half of 2012. 

Philippine economy bucks global headwinds


(CNN) -- The Philippine economy grew 7.1% last quarter -- the  fastest growth in two years and the fastest pace in Asia next to China -- a strong sign that the Southeast Asian economy is building domestic-growth rather than relying on exports...

Higher Coco-Biodiesel Blend Attainable – PCA

The Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) is optimistic that a higher coco-biodiesel blend much higher than the present target for 2030 . . .

RBD Palm Olein

Refined Bleached Deodorized Palm Olein...

Coconut Oil - The Best Oil In The World

Coconut is nature's gift to mankind.  It is scientifically described as a seed, although in layman's term it is a fruit.  Derived from this fruit of the tree of life, Coconut Oil carries great pride as the best oil in the world.  Its chemical properties have made it as the primary vehicle of healthy fats in the diet of millions of people in the world for many generations.

Isopropyl Esters

Made from vegetable based Myristic Acid and Isopropyl Alcohol primarily used for cosmetic. It is colorless and mild in odor  used in bath oils, shaving lotions and others where high emollient concentrations are required. Isopropyl Myristate is readily absorbed by the skin and lessens the greasy nature of cosmetics while giving them a sheer, slick feel.

HanCole EGMS

HanCole EGMS Technical Data Sheet


Coconut Popping Oil or commonly known as “popcorn oil” is one of the newest additions in the line of products of HanCole. It is the RBD Coconut Oil added with Beta Carotene and Butter Flavour.  It is not only used for popcorn, but also for cooking as well. This started as a development project for HanCole and was introduced only last May 2011. China was our first market and planning...