DESICCATED MEDIUM SPEC. SHEET

PRODUCT:        DESICCATED MEDIUM 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         1-13%

#14       40-72%  
#20       20-47%
Pan           1-6%

 

B. CHEMICAL

 
1. Moisture  3.5% Maximum
2. Fat (dry basis) 67.0 to 71.0%
3. Free Fatty Acid (as oleic) .15% Maximum
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 100 lb. Net polyethylene lined kraft multiwall bags

 

E. STORAGE

 

        1. Temperature                    Store at 60 to 72F

        2. Shelf                                Approximately 1 year

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