Shanthini's Coconut Miracle, instant hit in UK
For many people, starting their own business has always being a major
hassle. Drawing up a business plan, executing it, marketing aspects are
key areas that discourages a potential entrepreneur.
If one could get all these factors correct the next major hurdle is
to raise funds. With high interest and collateral, only a few people now
take to business.
However it is astonishing to note the courage of a female entrereneur,
Shanthini Ahangama, who had started a business in the United Kingdom
with less than 100 British Pounds as capital. The business, which is
located in West Sussex, was established in 2010.
Having researched the benefits of organic virgin coconut oil she saw
a gap in the UK market for quality products and switched from banking
sector to the health sector. Her dream and drive of strengthening ties
with Sri Lanka, materialized and Coconut Miracle is a well known brand
in the UK and has become a market leader. "What I first did was to
import specially made coconut oil and bottle it in London and marketed
it in super markets. However I have go through tough quality controls
before the product was allowed in to the UK," She recalled. Coconut
Miracle Ltd has a growing network of clients, located throughout the UK,
including several large companies.
The business provides companies with a range of virgin coconut oil
products. The service is designed to be cost effective and offer quality
products consistently with exceptional customer service.
'Coconut Miracle ' brand virgin coconut oil is growing in demand and
popularity as the healthiest cooking oil and has a shelf life of two
She also hopes to market other coconut based products, thus
broadening her product range.
Shanthini is now delighted that she can introduce the very first UK
Certified Organic Virgin Coconut Oil with the methodology that retains
all the natural anti-oxidants and nutrients to the Sri Lankan market
through Keels, Crescent, Union Place and Thalawathugoda.The company is
managed by a qualified team who share the vision of health and wellness
through certified organic virgin coconut oil for good health.
She gets her products from Coconut Oil from Sri Lanka. More details
could be obtained from, www.coconutmiracle.com
Pictures by Shirajiv Sirimane