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Shredded Coconut

Technical Name : Cocos nucifera


Taste Profile

It has sweet and nutty taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Shredded coconut adds flavour to variety of foods such as cakes, pies, fruit bars, main dishes and soups.
  2. It can also be used for garnishing dishes.

Common names and forms

  1. Coconut Shreads
  2. Dry Coconut Flakes
  3. Shredded coconut flakes


Shredded coconut is dried and grated coconut. It looks like thin strands and is smaller than flaked coconut.

Health benefits

  • Shredded Coconut contains fibre that reduces the risk of constipation and hemorrhoids.
  • It might lower the risk of heart diseases.
  • It has zinc content that helps in wound healing.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose fully dried coconut to grate and make shredded coconut.

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