Desiccated Coconut (DC) – sometimes referred to as Coconut Powder, is a dehydrated form of granulated white coconut meat from freshly selected mature coconut kernels (the white flesh inside coconuts). It is white in color, free flowing, and available in both organic and conventional forms. Desiccated Coconut is perfect for use by various industries that require the natural exotic taste of coconut.
- High fat desicated coconut
DC in the standard cut sizes of Fine, Medium and Super Fine is widely used in the Confectionery and Bakery trades as toppings for cakes and pastries; fillers for candy bars; chocolates etc. Many households popularly use DC in the preparation of numerous dishes as well.
- low fat desicated coconut
Generally DC is considered a full fat product. However a partially defatted product, which is the by-product after extraction of the milk, is also available and commonly termed “Low Fat DC”. The fat content of this product can vary but is usually in the range of 45% – 55%.