DESICCATED FLAKE SPEC. SHEET

 

PRODUCT:        DESICCATED FLAKE COCONUT

STANDARDS:

A. PHYSICAL

 

1. Color white, free from yellow specs
2. Flavor  mild and sweet, no off flavor
3. Particle Size thin flakes, 1to 2 inches long

   

B. CHEMICAL

1. Moisture 3.5 % maximum
2. Total Fat 67 to 71% (dry basis)
3. Free Fatty Acid 0.15% 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.  Staph coagulase (positive) 10/gm max.
7.  E. Coli

less than 3/g Max

                                                           

 

D. PACKAGING

 

       80 lb. Net polyethylene lined bags

       product may be packed into smaller sizes

 

    E. STORAGE

 

        1. Temperature                    Store at 60 to 70F

        2. Shelf                                Approximately 1 year

 

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