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  coconut pealing

 

Thailand

To get to the flesh of fruit (fig.), coconuts need first to be stripped of their husk. This is done by spiking them.

 

Workers throw them on a large metal pin that rends the fibrous husk, which is then removed to uncover the hard inner shell of the nut.

 

  coconut pealing