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 - AWAY FROM HEAT OR SUNLIGHT

        2. Shelf                                   Approximately 1 year

 

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