COIRFED got established in the year 1979 as the Apex Federation of primary Coir co-operatives functioning in the State of Kerala. COIRFED is a public sector undertaking under GOVT OF KERALA. Alappuzha is the Coir Capital of the Country and Coirfed based at Alappuzha, plays a pivotal role in the Coir industry of the country. COIRFED is entrusted with the task of Procuring and marketing the products of 734 Coir co-operatives affiliated. This provides COIRFED the advantage of having the biggest procurement base in the industry. COIRFED runs factories for producing rubberised coir products-Mattresses,PVC tufted Mats ,Coir mattings,Coir tiles, Rubber backed mats,Coir fibre,Coir pith,Pith briquette,Coir pith compost-organic manure,Coir Geo Textiles, Grow bags and Coir fibre garden pots etc.
Coirfed has set up an array of four regional offices and a central store that handle the procurement and these Coir products are marketed through a wide network of 50 odd showrooms and 100 odd agency outlets across the country. COIRFED has established itself as a one-stop store for the entire range of Coir products including Fibre, yarn, Mats, Mattings, Rugs, Carpets, Mattress, Pillows, Handicrafts, Coir pith, Pith Briquette, garden materials, Coir geo-textiles,Coco logs. COIRFED follows a fair trade policy of selling superior quality products at the optimum price that has helped it to achieve a lot of accolades world over.