Kelapo Coconut Oil Honored with 2014 GrowFL Award

Tampa, FL, December 05, 2014 --( Beneficial Blends, dba Kelapo Coconut Oil, was selected as one of the Top 50 Florida Companies to Watch in 2014 by GrowFL. Florida Companies to Watch was started by the Edward Lowe Foundation as a special way to recognize and honor second-stage companies that demonstrate high performance in the marketplace with innovative strategies and processes, making them “worth watching.”

Presented by GrowFL, the Florida Economic Gardening Institute, in association with Edward Lowe Foundation, Florida Companies to Watch is an awards program unique to Florida. “We are so honored to be selected for this prestigious award, especially being a Tampa based company,” says Beneficial Blends founder and Chief Coconut Erin Meagher. “This encourages us to continue achieving exponential growth in years to come!”

Meagher received the award on behalf of Beneficial Blends, dba Kelapo Coconut Oil, on October 23, 2014, along with 49 other Florida based companies. Of the 50 total recipients, Kelapo was the only company in Hillsborough County to receive the award.

The 2014 Florida Companies to Watch have a huge economic impact to our society. From 2010 to 2013, the nominated companies generated close to $1 billion in revenue and added 959 employees, reflecting a 149 percent increase in revenue and 120 percent increase in jobs in a four-year period. Projected growth for these companies is estimated at a 36 percent revenue increase and 26 percent growth in employees compared to 2013.

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Kelapo Extra Virgin Coconut Oil has a light, natural taste that adds enticing flavor to dishes, both savory and sweet. Kelapo Extra Virgin Coconut Oil consistently delivers high quality organic coconut oil for cooking and baking, available in 8oz, 14oz, 15oz and 29oz jars, as well as vegetarian soft gels and pre-measured baking sticks. Launched in 2009, Kelapo Extra Virgin Coconut Oil is headquartered in Tampa, FL. For more information on Kelapo Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, please visit
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