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Carob Bean Pods (Cut & Sifted)

Carob is a large tree in the pea family that is native to the Mediterranean region. It is also known as St. John’s bread because St. John the Baptist reputedly survived in the wilderness by eating honey and carob bean pods.Dried carob pods taste like chocolate but are lower in sugar and lack the enzyme theobromine, which is toxic to some animals and an allergen to certain people.
Also Known As carob, carob tree, st. john’s bread, carob bean, algarroba, algarroba bean
SKU 1356

Certifications

Gluten Free No
Kosher Yes
Organic No

Ordering & Availability

Minimum Order Quantity 100 lbs

Properties

Application decorative - Add to dried botanical displays for textural interest.culinary - Use whole in tea and coffee blends and in in baking (like chocolate chips). The pods can also be used to make syrups or ground into powder.aromatic - Add to simmering potpourri with other spices.industrial - Yields carob gum, a thickener and stabilizer used in the food industry. The pods are also used in animal feed.
Country of Origin Spain

Regulatory & Compliance

Allergens Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Eggs, Milk, Wheat, Soy, Fish, Crustacean, Sesame Seeds (Canada), Mustard (Canada)

Storage & Packaging

Pack Sizes 1/4 pound, 1 pound
Storage Instructions Store in an airtight container in a cool, dark place.