INTERNATIONAL COCONUT CORPORATION

_______        SWEETENED - DESICCATED -TOASTED____________

225 WEST GRAND STREET ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY 07202

        

PRODUCT:        DESICCATED MACAROON COCONUT NO SO2

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 10 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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