Desiccated Coconut

Product Information

Desiccated coconut is coconut meat which has been shredded or flaked and then dried to remove as much moisture as possible. Dessicated Coconuts are graded by its cutting size (fine grade and medium grade). Desiccated Coconut is ideal for use as fillers, toppings and as ingredients, especially in the baking of biscuits, snack bars, cakes, cookies and so on. 


  • Colour : Natural white
  • Flavour: Mild and sweet


  • Size (Granulation)
  • Mesh 7 (% retained) = 0 %  
  • Mesh 10 (% retained) = 2 %  
  • Mesh 12 (% retained) = 3 %  
  • Mesh 14 (% retained) = 5 %  
  • Mesh 18 (% retained) = 25 %  
  • Mesh 35 (% retained) = 62%


More Facts

 

  • Chemical
  • Fat Content = 65 % 
  • FFA (as lauric acid) = 0.05 % 
  • pH (5 % in solution) = 6.5 
  • Moisture Content = 1.6 % 
  • Residual SO2 = 30 ppm


  • Microbiological
  • Total Plate Count = 1.0 x 103 cfu/ml
  • Yeast Count = 2.2 x 101 cfu/ml
  • Mould Count = 2.5 x 101 cfu/ml
  • Enterobateriaceae Count = 10 cfu/ml 
  • Coliform Count = Negative
  • Escherichia Coli = Negative
  • Salmonella = Negative 
  • Aflatoxin = Negative

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