DESICCATED MACAROON SPEC. SHEET

PRODUCT:        DESICCATED MACAROON COCONUT

Ingredients: Coconut (with sodium metabisulfite added to preserve whiteness)

STANDARDS:

 

A. PHYSICAL

 

1. Color- white, free from yellow specs
2. Flavor- mild and sweet, no off flavor
 3. Particle Size: US#10            none
#14            10% maximum
#16            10% to 29%

#20            29% to 48%

#30            20% to 35%

Pan           10% Maximum

 

B. Chemical

 

1. Moisture 3.5% Maximum
2. Fat (dry basis) 67% to 71%
3. Free fatty acid (as oleic) 0.15%
4. Ph 

6.1 to 6.7

5. Sodium Metabisulfite less than 100 ppm

                                                      

C. MICROBIOLOGICAL

 
1.  Standard Plate Count  5000/gm max.
2.  Mold    50/gm max.
3.  Yeast 100/gm max.
4.  Coliform 10/gm max.     
5.  Salmonella Negative     
 6.  Steph coagulase (positive) Negative

 

        

D. PACKAGING

 

       25# and 50#, Net polyethylene lined Kraft multiwall bags

 

E. STORAGE

 

        1. Temperature                    Store at 62 to 72F - AWAY FROM HEAT OR SUNLIGHT

        2. Shelf                                  Approximately 1 year  

 

 

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