Food Brand: Bayanihan Original - Nata De Coco

PROFILE

Brand Name
Bayanihan®

Item
Nata De Coco (coconut gel in syrup)

Description
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Bar Code Number
7 95981 25088 8

Net Weight
12 OZ (340g)

Distributed by
Foremost Foods
International, Inc.

Pomona, California 91768, U.S.A.

Product Number
7743-CC / 5 SMY 15

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size
½ cup (113g)

Servings Per Container
about 3

Calories
90

Calories from Fat
5

Total Fat
0.5g - 1%

Saturated Fat
0g

Trans Fat
0g

Cholesterol
0mg - 0%

Sodium
5mg - 0%

Total Carbohydrate
22g - 7%

Dietary Fiber
0g - 0%

Sugars
20g

Protein
0g

Vitamin A
0%

Vitamin C
0%

Calcium
0%

Iron
0%

Ingredients
Coconut Gel, Water, Cane Sugar, Artificial Banana Flavor, Citric Acid, (acidulant), Sodium Metabisulfite (antioxidant).

Contains
Coconut, Sulfite
Other
Product of the Philippines



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Bayanihan Original: Nata De Coco


Food Review (Posted on 07-05-2015)

This review marks as the very first foreign product discussed here on FOODSOTROS!™, namely a Philippine product. (I'm of Filipino and Spanish descent.)

My dear, sweet father was a huge fan of this and growing up, I tried understanding why we had a chunk in our pantry. When I gave it a try, I was hooked and loved the sweet taste of this. For those of you who are new, and/or looking for a perfect ingredient to include to your recipes, you're looking at a unique product.

Out of the jar, with the syrup drained, the taste is very chewy. Think of those JELL-O cubes, but instead, coconut. The taste is close to a delicious block of bubble gum. Remember that delicious feeling you get when chewing on a fresh stick of bubble gum? That's what you get from this. It's very good and very tasty. However, eating it by itself isn't quite recommended. And while I add this to JELL-O as an alternative to cherries and/or pineapple, I've provided an excellent recipe for you to try:

Nata De Coco and Cucumber Salad

Directions:
2 jars of Nata De Coco, gels drained
3 medium cucumbers—peeled, seeds removed and finely diced
1 cup of mango
1 tsp [teaspoon] of regular table salt
½ tsp of black pepper
¾ tsp of cayenne pepper
Mix all until incorporated. Best served when cold.

Serves as a perfect side to main courses with meat, fish or chicken dishes.
There you have it! If you tried this recipe of ours, send us a picture and we'll post it! Or you can send us your feedback!

Even if coconut is your least favorite fruit, you'll love this amazing product from Bayanihan®. Maraming salamat, Bayanihan!

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© 2008-2017 written and reviewed personally by Kris Caballero.

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