Desiccated Coconut Low Fat (Fine)

Product Description:

Low Fat Dessicated Coconut (LFDC) as a result of processing fresh and old enough coconut which is peeled, washed, ground, flaked, dried, sifted and hygienically packaged. 

Product Details:

PHYSICAL

  • Colour : white, free from yellow specs or other discolourations
  • Flavour/ odour : mild and sweet characteristics of coconut, free of foreign flavours and odours fine granules of coconut size
  • Granulation
  • Mesh 7 (2.8 mm) : 0 - 0
  • Mesh 14 (1.4 mm) : 10 maximum
  • Mesh 18 (1.0 mm) : 30 maximum
  • Pan : 65 – 80 %

CHEMICAL

  • Moisture content, %  : 4.0 maximum
  • Total fat (dry basis), : 50 ±5
  • Free fatty acid (as lauric) dry basis, %   : 0.10 maximum   residual so2, ppm : < 10
  • Ph (10% dispersion filtrate): 6.1 to 6.7
  • Total aflatoxins, ppb (dl : 4 ppb) : not detected
  • Organophosphorus pesticide residues : none detected ppm

MICROBIOLOGICAL

  • Total plate count, cfu/ml : 5,000 cfu/gram maximum
  • Yeast: 50 cfu/gram maximum
  • Moulds  : 50 cfu/gram maximum
  • Enterobacteriaceae 100 : 100 cfu/gram maximum
  • E. Coli (type i) : negative/10 grams
  • Salmonella : negative/50 grams

PACKAGING AND PACKING SIZE

  • Packing size : 25 kg net weight in multiwall paper bag with inner polyliner.

STORAGE CONDITION

  • Recommended storage between 50°f - 60°f (10 - 15.5°c) and 50% - 60% relative humidity in clean odour free area and away from wall where coconut products will keep for 12 months. Avoid storage in high moisture area.