CAROBOU'S certified organic, non-GMO roasted carob powder 7.05 oz. is milled very fine which makes it perfect for manufacturing food products. Most carob around the world is grown for their seed quality and not the pods as seeds made into locust bean gum are more lucrative than pods made into carob powder.
CAROBOU'S wide range of Australian Carob products are made from new generation carob pods grown on sweet carob trees selectively chosen for their thick, rich, luscious pods — not for the seeds. Carob powders and products from The Australian Carob Co. are the sweetest in the global market.
Use 1:1 in place of cacao or cocoa as directed in any recipe calling for carob.
It was carob pods – rather than locusts grasshopper that sustained John the Baptist while he lived in the wilderness preparing the way for the Messiah. Ceratonia siliqua, commonly known as the carob tree (from Arabic خَرُّوبٌ kharrūb and Hebrew חרוב haruv), St. John's-bread, or locust bean or simply locust-tree, is a species of flowering evergreen shrub or tree in the pea family, Fabaceae. It is widely cultivated for its edible pods, and as an ornamental tree in gardens. The ripe, dried pod is often ground into carob powder, which is used to replace cocoa-cacao powder.
Australian certified organic carobs contain vitamins, minerals and are healthy alternative to most snack foods. Carobs are beneficial as they: