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DESICCATED COCONUT organic

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Desiccated coconut are a product popular all over the world, which is a white granular grits with a delicate pleasant taste. It is obtained by grinding fresh coconut pulp and further drying at high temperature, it usually retains about 3% of its moisture.
After cooling, the shredded coconut is carefully sieved.
The shavings are popular for their rich composition and rich taste, they contain minerals like copper, iron, zinc, potassium, selenium, phosphorous and manganese. Additionally it is packed with dietary fibre which slows down your metabolism, promoting satiety. it doesn't stop there as it has many antioxidants.


DETAILS

SKU: 10708
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Philippines
INGREDIENTS: 100% Coconut
ALLERGENS: Tree nuts [almonds].
Packed on premises that handles nuts (including peanuts), sesame, products containing dairy, soya and products containing gluten.
STORAGE: Cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. For longer freshness keep pistachios in refrigerator.


NUTRITION

Per 100g
Energy (kcal) 652
Protein (g) 6.6
Fat (g) 62
incl. saturates (g) 53
Carbs (g) 6.7
incl. sugars (g) 6.1
Fibre (g) 21
Salt (g) 0

HOW TO ENJOY

In cooking desiccated coconut is popular ingredient for confectionery. Dried pulp is used as a filling or decorative decoration of pastries, cakes, chocolates. It is often sprinkled with biscuit rolls, bars, glazed curds, cookies. The product can also be found in muesli and in sweet drinks, for example, in milkshakes.
With the help of coconut pulp, incredibly aromatic fillings in desserts are obtained, but the use of shavings is not limited to this. You can find them in savoury dishes too, both mains and snacks. There are many recipes where shredded coconut goes well with meat, vegetables or herbs, and can be used as a breading for fish. It is added to sauces and salads to give a pleasant crunch to the dish, an unusual aroma and taste. This product is great for a vegetarian or vegan menu.