Meaning of desiccated coconut also known as DC, is that the coconut flesh is dried and shredded carefully in to coconut flakes without harming its chemical and microbiological superiority in vitamins, minerals and healthy nutrition. I Love Coco desiccated coconut are 100% organic and are USDA certified as we ensure no sweeteners. It is naturally sweet, light and crisp with the natural tropical coconut flavor and the aroma and is best in sweets, dessert recipes and in bakery.
Is Grated Coconut the Same as Desiccated Coconut?
Shredded coconut are the grated coconut bits of the white coconut flesh or kernel. These bits are generally in long strips or strands in appearance while the desiccated coconut is finely ground coconut and is smaller than shredded coconut strips. Even though both are dried, shredded coconut retain much moisture. As for the less moisture in desiccated coconut, it is used in making and garnishing desserts, baked items and luxury dishes.
Important information: As the shelf life of the I Love Coco organic desiccated coconut is up to 12 months only if an unopened bag is kept under ambient temperature as it is free from preservatives.
Storage: An unopened bag of desiccated coconut should be kept in a cold, clean and a dark place at ambient temperature away from direct sunlight. It has to be kept safe from the reach of any animals.
Usages: It is best applied with food recipes including nuts, ice cream, chocolate, cereals and works well in vegan snack bars, keto diet energy balls, in savoury cuisine, baking, and in smoothies, beverages and sauces.
A bag of our organic desiccated coconut is white to light creamy white and is available in fine and medium flake sizes. It is free from discolorations and any extraneous matter. The below mentioned are the chemical and physical standards of product’s nutrition values per 100g.