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Coconut Water

 

Nutritional Info.

Typical values per 100ml
Energy kj 59
Kcal 14
Fat <0.1g of which saturates 0g
Carbohydrates 3.5g of which sugars 2.5g
Cholesterol 0g
Fibre <0.1g
Protein <0.1g
Salt 0.07g
Potassium 199.60mg
Contains naturally occurring sugars


Did you Know?

Our naturally refreshing and hydrating Organic Coconut Water is from coconuts which grow in agroforestry, in the Philippines.

This natural Coconut Water is not from concentrate, nor does it have any added sugar.

  • It’s a good source of potassium which contributes to the maintenance of normal blood pressure; normal muscle function; and normal functioning of the nervous system
  • Certified Fair Trade which guarantees that monkeys do not pick the coconuts used in our Coconut Water

What do I Taste Like?

As you’d imagine, our Coconut Water has a subtle coconut flavour and is refreshing and hydrating.

How to use

Our Coconut Water is great to: 

  • Drink as it comes – it’s like drinking it straight from the coconut!
  • Use as a staple in your smoothies
  • Rehydrate after the gym
  • Use to make ice lollies*
  • Use in chia pudding and overnight oats

*Whilst you can freeze Coconut Water in this way, we do not recommend freezing it in the carton because the nature of it means it will expand and bulge in the carton.

FAQs

Q. How long will coconut water keep in a fridge?
A.Unopened, our Coconut Water will keep until the Best Before Date. Once opened, store in the fridge and use within 2 days. Our Coconut Water is best served chilled.

Q.What does coconut water taste like?
A.Our Coconut Water has a refreshing and subtle coconut taste.

Q.Can coconut water be frozen?
A.Whilst you can freeze Coconut Water in recipes, such as making ice lollies, we do not recommend freezing it in the carton because the nature of it means it will expand and bulge in the carton.

Q.Is your Coconut Water made from concentrate?
A.No, our Coconut Water isn’t made from concentrate, nor does it contain concentrate.

Q.Does this Coconut Water contain any preservatives, sweeteners or flavouring?
A.No, Lucy Bee Coconut Water has no preservatives, sweeteners or flavouring. It contains naturally occurring sugars (2.5g per 100ml)

Q.Why do you use a Tetra Pak for your Coconut Water?
A.Tetra Paks are the best packaging for coconut water. They are hermetically sealed (makes them airtight) and means the coconut water does not need to be refrigerated until opened. Coconut water is susceptible to light and Tetra Paks exclude light.

Q.How many coconuts are in each 1 litre carton of your Coconut Water?
A.Each 1 litre carton is made from approximately 4 coconuts.

Q.Is your Coconut Water from young or mature coconuts?
A.Our Coconut Water is from mature coconuts.

Q.What is coconut water?
A.Coconut water is the liquid inside a coconut. Just like our coconut oil, different varieties of coconut, and where they are grown can affect the flavour of the water.

Q.Is coconut water fattening?
A.This is a slightly loaded question as this depends on your overall food and drink intake. Per 100ml our Coconut Water has 14 calories and <0.1g of fat. As part of a healthy balanced diet our Coconut Water is perfectly suitable.

Q.How much coconut water should I drink?
A.There isn’t a minimum or maximum to how much you should have, when you want some, enjoy it and have it! It should be enjoyed as part of a healthy balanced diet, and depends on your food and drink intake, and physical activity levels.

Q.What are the health benefits of coconut water?
A.It is a source of potassium with 100ml providing you with 199.6mg of potassium. Potassium contributes to the maintenance of normal blood pressure, normal muscle function, and to normal functioning of the nervous system. It’s a great way to rehydrate, even before or after working out, or when you may be feeling a bit fragile after a night out.

Q.How many calories are in coconut water?
A.Lucy Bee Organic Coconut Water has 14 calories per 100ml.

Q.Is coconut water good for your skin?
A.Staying hydrated is really important for healthy skin, so it is important that we drink enough fluids. In the UK it is roughly recommended that we drink 6-8 glasses of water a day. With warmer weather, or with physical activity, you may need to increase this amount. Coconut water is also a great way to rehydrate, alongside drinking water.

Q.What’s the difference between coconut water and coconut juice?A.Coconut water and coconut juice are the same thing, juice is a less-commonly used name. When choosing a coconut water, it’s important to check whether they add any sugars or sweeteners.  

Q.Does coconut water help with hydration?
A.Coconut water will help you rehydrate you when you need it as it contains potassium, and naturally occurring sugars.

Q.Is coconut water vegan?
A.Lucy Bee Coconut Water is certified Vegan by the Vegan Society.

Q.Is coconut water good for dogs?
A.We would recommend talking to your vet before giving your dog coconut water. There are mixed opinions on whether you should give it to your dog, so guidance from a vet is recommended. As mentioned above coconut water is a source of potassium.

Q.Is coconut water good before or after a workout?
A.Coconut water works perfectly both before or after a workout, when you need to rehydrate and replenish! You want to be hydrated before exercising, but you should refuel with fluids as soon as possible after exercising to replace any fluids lost.

Why Fair Trade?

Fair Trade is at the foundation of all that we do at Lucy Bee, to help make a difference to the lives of those who grow, harvest and produce our products.

The Fair Trade premiums from our Coconut Water ensure:

  • No exploitation of workers
  • Funds to support education
  • Funds for a feeding progamme for undernourished children
  • Projects such as coconut planting initiatives
  • Monkeys do not pick the coconut used in this water