Our Favorite Coconut Products


Labor Day isn’t the only holiday to celebrate in early September—World Coconut Day on September 2nd is a day to raise awareness about the benefits and uses of coconuts worldwide. . 

Started by the APCC (Asian and Pacific Coconut Community) in Jakarta, Indonesia, this organization accounts for 90% of the world’s coconut production, with wide bases in India, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Indonesia. 

World Coconut Day commemorates the APCC and celebrates the coconut in various industries, from eating it as a nutritious fruit to its significance as a crop and raw material.  

As coconuts are rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals, electrolytes, and healthy fats—including the energy-boosting and easy-digesting medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs)—we love adding coconut-based products to our daily routines. 

Today, we’ve rounded up our favorite coconut products that feature this versatile fruit, from coconut smoothies to bone broth to cocoa truffle bars—let’s dig in!

1. Harmless Harvest Coconut Water

A bottle of Harmless Harvest Organic Coconut Water against a white background

Harmless Harvest is one of the most well-known coconut water brands on the market—and with good reason, as they utilize the highest quality ingredients with transparent and ethical sourcing.  

Plus, Harmless Harvest uses an innovative high-pressure processing (HPP) method, bypassing heating to preserve nutrients and flavor.

This processing method is why their coconut water is pink, showing evidence of the antioxidants present and the lack of thermal pasteurization or additives.

We love Harmless Harvest’s Original Coconut Water, but you can also get flavored versions like Watermelon and Pink Lady Apple—all of which are loaded with natural electrolytes, making for an ultra-hydrating drink at any time. 

2. Harmless Harvest Coconut Smoothie

A bottle of Harmless Harvest Chocolate Coconut Smoothie against a white background

If you’re not a fan of coconut water, we bet we could sell you on coconut smoothies—especially the Harmless Harvest Mango and Chocolate smoothies. 

With just a few simple ingredients—organic coconut water, coconut meat, and either mango puree or Dutch cocoa powder—these smoothies utilize more of the fruit, reducing food waste and boosting their sustainability factor. 

We also love that Harmless Harvest sources specific Nam Hom coconuts from Thailand—a name that translates to “fragrant ones,” which exemplifies how flavorful their coconut smoothies are. 
While the Mango and Chocolate smoothies are undoubtedly delicious and chuggable, you can also opt for the spinach-and-kale-packed Radiant Greens smoothie or the Original for purists who want the coconut goodness to stand at the forefront.

3. Honey Mama’s Coconut Cocoa Truffle Bar

A half-opened package of Honey Mama’s Coconut Cocoa Truffle Bar

If you’re a fan of cocoa truffles (who isn’t?), Honey Mama’s decadent yet healthy truffle bars with innovative flavors and locally sourced ingredients are the dessert for you.

Although all of their flavors are delicious, we’re highlighting their Coconut Cocoa Truffle Bar this September 2nd, with melt-in-your-mouth organic cocoa, honey, coconut oil, and finely shredded coconut. 

These decadent bars are free from refined sugar, soy, eggs, dairy, gluten, and grains, so you can feel good about eating Honey Mama’s chocolate any time.     

Plus, they are paleo and keto-friendly, containing just 7g of honey-based sugar per bar, making them a perfect dessert or snack at any time of day—yep, no judgment from us if you make Honey Mama’s your breakfast (we’ve been there!).

4. La Tourangelle Organic Virgin Coconut Oil

La Tourangelle Organic Virgin Coconut Oil

Coconut oil used to get a bad rep due to its high saturated fat content—but now we know that it’s also loaded with MCT fats, which are quickly metabolized by the body and may be better for cardiovascular and metabolic health than some other types of fats. 

One of our favorite brands of coconut oil is La Tourangelle—a top-rated artisanal oil brand from France that uses traditional oil milling and emphasizes sustainability and quality. 

La Tourangelle Organic Virgin Coconut Oil is as versatile as it is healthy—use it for cooking, baking, smoothies, or even as a moisturizing beauty product. 

This coconut oil is made from organic coconuts, which are expeller-pressed within four days of being harvested by hand—and everything is Non-GMO Project Verified and USDA Organic. 

5. Primal Kitchen Coconut Collagen Fuel

A tub of Primal Kitchen Collagen Fuel against a white background

Primal Kitchen is one of our favorite brands at The Nutrition Insider—and the love started with their healthy avocado-oil-based mayonnaise and dressings. 

But they’ve expanded their product line since their mayo beginnings, now including their Collagen Fuel, which is loaded with bovine collagen peptides and organic coconut milk powder. 

Although coconut milk doesn’t contain the same electrolytes as coconut water, it does offer some healthy fats and antioxidants while adding creaminess to the powder.

And as collagen is vital for skin, gut, and joint health, this powder is a nutritional all-star from a solid brand.

While the Chocolate Coconut flavor is our top choice, we also love the Vanilla Coconut Collagen Fuel

6. ALOHA Coconut Chocolate Almond Bar

ALOHA Coconut Chocolate Almond Bar

When it comes to vegan protein bars, many brands miss the mark—but not ALOHA, which utilizes delicious ingredient combinations that don’t skimp on quality. 

Not surprisingly, this Hawaii-founded brand has come out with a coconut-based bar—the Coconut Chocolate Almond, loaded with coconut water and 14g of plant-based protein from pumpkin seeds, brown rice protein, and almonds. 

We love that ALOHA prioritizes organic, non-GMO, and no artificial-anything ingredients—and the sugar content is low, at just 3 grams per bar from chocolate chips. 
Another ALOHA bar that utilizes coconut (in the form of coconut flakes) is the special edition Kona Bar, which is made from Hawaii-grown ingredients and supports sustainable farming practices.

7. Bare Bones Instant Thai Coconut Bone Broth

Bare Bones Instant Thai Coconut Bone Broth

Whether you want to use it as a base for ramen or sip it straight out of a mug, Bare Bones Instant Thai Coconut Bone Broth fits the bill for one of our favorite coconut-containing products. 

Not only does Bare Bones make their broths with gluten-free, dairy-free, and soy-free ingredients, but they are also delicious and convenient with their travel-ready instant packets. 

And the coconut isn’t buried deep on this ingredient list—after chicken bone broth powder, you’ll find coconut cream powder in the number two slot, which adds a creamy and slightly sweet flavor to this bone broth. 

8. Vital Proteins Coconut Collagen Creamer

A carton of Vital Proteins Coconut Collagen Creamer packets against a white background

Last but not least, everyone’s favorite collagen brand, Vital Proteins, has also stepped into the coffee creamer game with their Coconut Collagen Creamer

This powdered coffee creamer is dairy-free and contains 9 grams of MCT-rich coconut milk powder and 5 grams of collagen per serving—a great way to get some collagen first thing in the morning. 

Plus, these little packets are perfect for traveling or taking to the office—no boring break room coffee today!

Hot tip for this collagen creamer: Use a blender to incorporate it fully into your hot or cold coffee—otherwise, it gets a little clumpy. 

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