Producer
Philippines

Franklin Baker, Inc. is the largest processor of coconut ingredients in the Philippines and the premier supplier of coconut ingredients to the global food market. They have been in business for 125 years and take pride in long standing customer relationships, many of which exceed 50 years. Franklin Baker's products are produced in the Philippines from the freshest nuts available, at one of their 3 manufacturing facilities, where proprietary processing is utilized to ensure freshness and long shelf stability. They control the process from tree through shipment, allowing their customers to have the highest level of safety and confidence in the product supply chain.

They do processes and provide services that their competitors cannot. Some of the major differences with Franklin Baker Coconut include:

  • Wet steam pasteurization of all the coconut. No other competitor pasteurizes their product.
  • BAX testing for salmonella, which is 10,000x more sensitive than the competition’s BAM method.
  • Reliable and proven service levels for all products including specialty items.
  • R&D and Technical support direct from the Philippines.
  • Franklin Baker guarantee of satisfaction.
  • 3 U.S. warehouse distribution centers.

Franklin Baker offers an extensive portfolio of coconut products and holds extensive third-party certifications, including: Non-GMO Project Verified, Fair Trade USA, BRC, Control Union, USDA Organic, ISO 9001:2000, ISO 22000:2005, HACCP, FDA Philippines, GMA-SAFE, AB PAO Accredited Testing Laboratory, SEDEX, Kosher, Halal certified, and Award of Excellence, 2016 & 2018 American Master of Taste & Gold Medal Endorsement for Superior Taste and 2018 Beverage Champion by Chefs In America. Franklin Baker's levels of product certification are unrivaled and provides their customers with the confidence in the quality, safety, and sources of what they are buying. They hold themselves to the highest product standards, which makes Franklin Baker, "A Cut Above the Rest".

Products

Granulated

This full fat coconut product (65% minimum), is processed from freshly-picked mature Philippine coconut, with a maximum moisture content of 3.8%. Offers: Sulfited, Unsulfited, Organic and Non Organic

Golden Toasted

Always crispy, Golden Toasted® Coconut is uniformly toasted for a distinctive, sugar-roasted coconut flavor. Also available in unsweetened variants, all products are Kosher and Halal certified. It is used as a topping in confections such as cookies, ice cream, and doughnuts. Organic and Non Organic.

Tender Fresh Sweetened

We sweeten the world’s finest desiccated coconut that delivers unsurpassed sweet, fresh and tender coconut flavor with just the right amount of moisture which imparts a flavor mouth-feel similar to fresh coconut. It is the moistest coconut among all national brands.

Coconut Water Concentrate

Coconut Water Concentrate is a highly concentrated, slight cloudy but transparent liquid. It is the end product of concentrating the naturally occurring liquid endosperms (coconut water) of fresh, mature Philippine coconuts before undergoing an HTST pasteurization process. Coconut Water Concentrate is intended for food and beverage manufacturers that require the distinct flavor of natural fresh coconut in a low calorie health drink. Offers: Organic and Non Organic, Frozen, Aseptic.

Single Strength Coconut Water

Is the regular strength version of pure, filtered coconut water extracted from fresh coconuts, and is a clear, to slightly cloudy liquid and free from extraneous materials. The characteristic of natural coconut water are a refreshing, slightly sweet and nutty natural taste. Used as a hydrating drink, coconut water helps to replenish fluids and minerals long during prolonged physical activity. Offers: Organic and Non Organic, Frozen, Aseptic

Coconut Sugar

Coconut Sugar is a low glycemic organic natural sweetener and sugar substitute produced from carefully extracted organic coconut nectar. Coconut nectar is collected and cooked on slow heat to let the liquid evaporate until Suchero granules are formed. Coconut sugar is 100% natural, with no additives, no anti-fermenting agents, no preservatives and no chemicals. Suchero is unrefined, unfiltered and unbleached and provides a caramel like sweetness with no bitter aftertaste.

Virgin Coconut Oil

Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) is derived by the press from desiccated coconut or endosperm of a mature coconut, rather than the sundried coconut meat known as Copra. Virgin Coconut Oil is a colorless clear liquid with a perceptible coconut – nutty aroma. It is recognized to be the purest form of coconut oil, being chemical & additive free. At ambient condition (28 -32 deg C), the product is liquid and tends to solidify if stored below 25 deg C. Due to its many beneficial properties, it is used extensively in food, food supplements, dietary, culinary and beauty applications.

Offers: Organic and Non Organic

Coconut Flour

An off white to cream coloured powder produced from the residue of desiccated coconut cake material after the extraction of VCO. It is a rich source of dietary fiber and has highest protein content of any flour. It also has a very low level of digestible carbohydrates which makes it an excellent choice for consumers who want to restrict their intake of carbohydrates. With a natural nutty coconut flavour, it is gluten free and most suitable for gluten restricted diets. Offers: Organic and Non Organic

Creamed Coconut

Finely ground fresh coconut made using a proprietary and hygienic milling process. It is very versatile and cost effective especially where the full flavor, texture and rich aroma of pure coconut is required. Offers: Regular, Natural, Special

Coconut Concentrate

Coconut Concentrate is a dehydrated coconut refined to a very fine particle with a semi-liquid consistency using a proprietary process which solidifies to a shortening-like paste. It is produced from full fat desiccated coconut with a natural and full flavor. Offers: Regular, Natural, Special