Monkey labor is used in the Thai coconut industry, whereas coconut farms in Brazil, Colombia, and Hawaii don’t use monkeys. Because coconut water is typically taken from coconuts grown on dwarf trees, its production doesn’t usually involve monkeys.
Brands That Don’t Support Monkey Labor for Coconut Products
The following brands have policies of sourcing only from farms that don’t use monkey labor:
A Taste of Thai
Dream Coconut Milk
Edward & Sons Family of Brands (Native Forest, Let’s Do Organic, Nature Factor)
Follow Your Heart
Koko Dairy Free
Raglan Food Co
Thai Coconut (Thai Coco brand)
The Coconut Collaborative
The Coconut Company
The Groovy Food Company
Three by One
TIANA Fairtrade Organics
Vara Foods brands (TASCO, T.A.S., TEPTIP)
This list is not comprehensive and may be updated at any time in accordance with the findings of PETA’s investigations or new information received by PETA.
Help Monkeys Who Are Forced to Pick Coconuts
Please, make sure that your coconut products don’t come from any companies that exploit monkeys. Send a message to Chaokoh to urge them to stop supporting this cruel industry.