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Where Can I Find Unsweetened Coconut Strips?

mcopenhagen Jul 16, 2013 03:55 PM

The product I'm looking for is basically this Trader Joe's product (http://www.amazon.com/Trader-Joes-Lig...) only without the sugar.

I'm not looking for coconut flakes - they are too insubstantial for my taste. I live in New York City but would also be happy to order a product like this online. Thanks in advance for your help!

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    mcopenhagen RE: mcopenhagen Jul 17, 2013 10:13 AM

    help me!!!!!!!

    1. pinehurst RE: mcopenhagen Jul 17, 2013 10:24 AM


      I haven't seen unsweetened coconut strips outside of a couple of Thai sections of Asian supermarkets. Since you're in New York, this might be your best bet..

      Perhaps post this on the NYC board rather than General Topics if you want to try to buy locally?

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        mcopenhagen RE: pinehurst Jul 17, 2013 10:32 AM

        many thanks, will try both asian supermarkets and the nyc board!

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        mrsblandings RE: mcopenhagen Jul 17, 2013 11:33 AM

        Check any health food store. Often in the cooler with the nuts (at least at my store)

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          mrbigshotno.1 RE: mrsblandings Jul 17, 2013 02:35 PM


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            mcopenhagen RE: mrbigshotno.1 Jul 17, 2013 04:46 PM

            Thanks to you both!

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          shoo bee doo RE: mcopenhagen Jul 18, 2013 07:38 AM

          For all wonderful things coconut, check here. I love their coconut chips.


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            mcopenhagen RE: shoo bee doo Jul 18, 2013 07:54 AM

            Thanks - are the chips significantly bigger than the flakes?

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              shoo bee doo RE: mcopenhagen Jul 18, 2013 10:44 AM

              Yes. They are as big as the TJ chips. Read the descriptions at the bottom of the page. I munch on these all the time. I loved the TJ's ones also, but don't want the sugar.

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                shoo bee doo RE: mcopenhagen Jul 18, 2013 10:48 AM

                "Note: The Shredded Coconut is a very small cut, suitable for baking, such as making macaroons. The Coconut Flakes are a larger shredded coconut cut, perfect for garnishing or toppings, such as the top of a coconut cream pie. The Coconut Chips are a much larger cut that can be used as a snack food. You can mix them with nuts and dried fruit, for example."

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