Northern California, Friday, April 29, 2016 – Franklin Baker was selected as a winning product line in the foodservice category of “Organic Virgin Coconut Oil,” “Organic Coconut Sugar,” “Shredded and Desiccated Coconut,” “Sweetened Coconut Flakes” and “Golden Toasted Coconut Niblets.”


Their submissions in these product categories: “Virgin Coconut Oil,” “Coconut Sugar,” “Gem Extra Fancy Shred Coconut,” “Tender Fancy Shred Flakes,” and “Toasted Coconut Golden Niblets” were all judged excellent in Northern California by a panel of Masters of Taste selected by Chefs In America.


The protocols of “triple blind” judging include the following ground rules to ensure accurate and fair judging results.

Evaluators do not know:

1. Who the manufacturer is
2. What the product variety or appellation is
3. What the other evaluators’ scores and comments are during evaluation


The American Masters Of Taste judging panel agreed that, “Franklin Baker has made a substantial contribution to the foodservice industry by providing a source for high-quality, fresh coconut products that are consistently high grade, attractive, flavorful and perfectly prepared for immediate practical application.”


The judging was a part of the on-going U.S.A. Taste Championships founded in 1986 with the establishment of Chefs In America, whose professional culinary board members gather weekly to conduct taste tests on a myriad of food service and retail grocery products.


Franklin Baker was declared a 2016 U.S.A. Taste Champion.


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