DESICCATED CHIP SPEC. SHEET

 

PRODUCT:        DESICCATED CHIP COCONUT

STANDARDS:

 

A. PHYSICAL

 

1. Color- white, free from yellow specs
2. Flavor- mild and sweet, no off flavor
3. Particle Size:

Short chips of desiccated coconut.  Must be approx. 1/2" wide and .025" thick.

         

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

   

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# Net polyethylene lined Kraft multiwall bags

 

    E. STORAGE

 

        1. Temperature                    Store at 60 to 70 F

        2. Shelf                                Approximately 1 year

 

 

Product contains SO2, unless noted otherwise

   

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