Carob Powder Organic
Origin of Carob
Carob powder comes from the carob tree (ceratonia siliqua), this species is mainly found in the Mediterranean. The plant is known for its pods with high nutritional value. Carob powder can be used as a substitute for cocoa, the flavors are namely fairly similar, carob is only sweeter and has a mild nutty flavor.
The carob tree becomes up to 15 meters high. The crown is broad and semi-spherical, supported by a thick trunk with rough brown bark and sturdy branches. The carob tree is widely cultivated, but also still grows wild in eastern Mediterranean areas. Carob trees can survive long periods of drought, but to grow fruit for carob powder, they need 500 to 550 millimeters of rain per year.
Processing Carob Powder
Carob powder is made from the dark brown seeds in the pods of the carob tree. The pods are up to 20 cm long and about 3 cm thick. After harvesting the pods, the carob pods are dried and sieved. Then the carob pods are put into the oven and roasted. After this process, the pods are processed into carob powder.
Flavor of Carob powder
The carob powder has a nice light brown colour. It has a slight caramel flavor and is sweeter than cocoa. In addition, carob powder also has a sweet aroma, which provides a nice smell.
Where do I buy organic carob powder?
You can buy organic carob powder at Naturaplaza of course. In our web shop you can order organic carob powder in convenient consumer packs or in slightly larger quantities of usually 1 kg. Subscribe to our newsletter and don't miss out on any organic carob powder offers.
Premium Carob Powder Organic
Carob Powder Organic from Holyflavours is an organically certified product of premium quality. Thanks to this certificate, you know that what you buy has been created with an eye and care for people and nature.
HolyFlavours, the leading brand for all your (organic) seasonings and blends! Salts, Herbs, Spices and Superfoods without additives.
The organic dried herbs and spices we select come from various regions of the world. All products are checked in Europe and often also packaged.
The ORGANIC quality mark stands for 100% controlled organic and reliable. These ingredients are therefore guaranteed free of all kinds of additives such as sugars, fats and comply with all European pesticide requirements. The quality of our products is regularly checked.
|Recommended Use||Carob powder is used as a substitute for cocoa powder.|
|Vitamins and Minerals||Iron|
|Country of cultivation||Italy|
|Private Label possible?||Yes|
|Energy (kcal/kJ)||222 kcal / 929 KJ|
|Saturated Fats||0,09 g|
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