Coconut oil maker
In the Essequibo River island of Wakenaam, Ram converts coconut milk to oil in a process that takes days.
It is seasonal, hard work and he has been doing this since he was a child, the coconut oil maker said in a recent interview with the Sunday Stabroek at his Maria Johanna, Wakenaam home. Before him, Ram’s father made coconut oil and he took over the trade from him. There are thousands of coconut trees on the island, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.