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Jan 26, 2012 03:05 AM

Coconut water

Does anyone know where we can find coconut water like Vita Coco or O.N.E (not milk!!!) in Montreal?


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  1. I've seen Vita Coco at the Loblaws on Parc and Jean Talon many times.

    1. I've seen individual containers at Bio Terre, but I don't know if they have bigger ones.

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      1. re: nonpareils

        I got Vita Coco on sale for $5.99 for 1 litre this week at Bio Terre (reg. $6.99).

      2. I've bought 500ml bottles Of Zico coconut water from the metro in Westmount on Victoria. They were about 2.50$ each.

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        1. re: causeimhungry

          Thanks! I will go hunting then! :)

        2. Much more economical to pick it up in cans at an asian market. Best one in my sampling is Chaokoh brand. $1.50 for 500ml can at Marche Oriental on St Denis near Jean Talon.



          Chaokoh also makes predictably great coconut milk.

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          1. re: wokhei

            Oh, but the Asian brands are not as good because they don't claim magical health benefits and aren't priced high enough. They don't try to position themselves as something more than exotic sugar-water.

            1. re: SnackHappy

              I don't know- I always figured those premium brands had yogi sweat in them or something to account for the price.

              1. re: wokhei

                Well I have a few problems with the canned kind, some of them have preservative and add sugar, they also leave a metallic after taste. To me that defeats the purpose of drinking it...

            2. re: wokhei

              Doesn't the coconut juice depicted on the can have sugar added? I thought Vita Coco, ZIco and One had no sugar added that it was the pure coconut water.

            3. I get Zico at Rachelle-Bery. It is free of the aluminum taste you get with the cans. They also have Vita Coco. If you are handy with coconuts, they are not hard to find a supermarkets and often have a lot of water. You just need a good hammer and a nail.