Carob Powder Organic

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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 buy 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.

Carob Powder Organic of premium quality

This is a certified organic product van top quality. Thanks to this certificate you know, that what you buy has been produced with care and consideration for people and nature.

The Organic certificate represents a 100% verified organic and reliable product. This product contains no added sugars, fats and other additives and it's production complies with all European demands and regulations concerning pesticides.

The organic carob powder we select come from all regions of the world. All products are inspected in Europe and most are also packed there. We regularly check and test the quality of our products.

Carob Powder Organic of the brand Holyflavours

HolyFlavours, the leading brand for all your (organic) seasonings and melanges! Salts, Herbs, Spices and Superfoods without any additives.

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Pro's & cons
  • Made from the pods of the carob tree from the Mediterranean.
  • Sweeter and has a mild nutty flavor compared to cocoa.
  • Used as an alternative to cocoa in baking products and chocolate products.
More Information
Article number 40102-conf
Productsheet Specsheet
Productshape Powder
Recommended Use Carob powder is used as a substitute for cocoa powder.
Ingredients Carob
Vitamins and Minerals Iron
Special Characteristics BIO
Country of cultivation Spain
Country of Manufacture Spain
Brand Holyflavours
HS-Code 18050000
Private Label possible? Yes
Energy (kcal/kJ) 293 kcal / 1229 KJ
Proteins 4.5 g
Carbohydrates 51 g (sugars: 37,7 g)
Fat < 0,5 g (saturated: 0 g)
Fibers 35.8 g
Salt 0.03 g
damnn son
I was totally amazed by the taste of this carob powder, I did not expect it to come so close to the taste of real cocoa but wow! What a surprising purchase (Translated from Dutch)
great for baking!
I use the carob powder in baking and it really gives off a delicious flavour. I will definitely buy it again! (Translated from Dutch)
I like the quality
I have ordered twice and now ordering for the third time. I like the quality which is biological/organic and it adds perfect taste to the cakes. This can be stored for a long time in the house too.
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