Desiccated Coconut (dried coconut) comes from the meat of a fresh, ripe coconut. Sparrow imports coconut from the Philippines and carries many cuts and sizes to meet your needs.
Great for all industries including: Bakery, Confectionery, Dairy/Ice Cream and Snacks.
The sizes of the pieces range from large chips to very fine grains. Samples can help determine which is preferred for your application.
Chip – large pieces used for granola or bars or specialty food items where a large visual is desired.
Flake – the classic look of flaked coconut – for the sides of cakes or other decorative garnishes. Also used for coconut fried shrimp and other savory applications.
Shred – thinner and longer than flake, this also can be used for cakes and pies and other pastry items.
Medium – smaller – often used as inclusion in baked goods
Macaroon – smaller than medium and often used to make American macaroons
Toasted Medium – medium coconut which has been lightly toasted for a nutty delicious flavor. Used as a garnish and in ice cream