Processing Of Arrow Desiccated Coconut The fresh matured coconuts are dehusked and deshelled manually using hand tools. The deshelled coconut kernels in the form of round balls are pared using scrapers to remove the testa. The pared kernel balls are then cut open to drain off the water and then washed thoroughly in fresh water to remove the invert sugars from the inner surface of the kernel. The kernel is then ground into a fine mass using hammer or pin mills. The ground mass is blanched with live steam for about 20 minutes to bring down the microbiological counts. The blanched mass is then dried in hot air drier at high temperature so as to bring down the moisture content to below 3 per cent. The dried mass is tested for moisture, free fatty acid and microbiological counts. The product is packed in polythene pouches. Uses Of Arrow Desiccated Coconut Coconut has been the staple food of people in many parts of Asia and Pacific Islands. The dehydrated shredded flesh of coconut known as desiccated
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|Business Type:||Coconut Shell Products|
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|Company :||Arrow Quality Coconut Products|
|Address :||ArrSomashekar J.S, Pete Beedi|