India is one of the world’s largest producers of coconut, Traditional areas of coconut cultivation in India are located at the Malabar and Coromandel coast. Coconut Industry in India is majorly dominated by Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka States.
Karnataka is the largest Coconut Producer in India in terms of production of coconuts by area and in terms of agriculture. Tumkur district of Karnataka has the largest area for cultivation of coconuts in the state.
A total of 4.44 lakh hectares of land use for coconut cultivation in the State, Coimbatore, Thanjavur, Kanyakumari and Erode districts are the major coconut growing districts in Tamil Nadu.
Kerala is one of the leading producer of coconut in India, few well-known district and locations for coconut production in Kerala are Kollam, Kozhikode, Kochi and Trivandrum.
Andhra Pradesh has one of the most suitable cultivation land for both coconut and palmyra palm tree fruit, Also listed as one of the major coconut producing states in India.
West Bengal is one of the top five in coconut producing states in India, Also has good climatic conditions along with its coastal line to support coconut cultivation.
The states of Maharashtra, Orissa, Gujarat, Assam, Pondicherry, and Goa are also the leading producer of coconut in India followed by island territories of Lakshadweep, and Andaman and Nicobar.