Organic Times Carob Powder is from trees that are a minimum of 50 years old. A carob tree starts to bear fruits only at an age of 10 years. At the age of 30 years the tree is in a “full bloom”. A carob tree can reach an age of two hundred years. The powder is made from the sheet ropes of a Sicilian tree called ceratonia silique. After the harvest they are dried, chopped, gently toasted at a temperature of about 60 degrees and pulverized.
Organic Carob Powder tastes naturally sweet with an aromatic caramel flavour. Use it in baking or mixed with milk as a cocoa substitute.
A source of calcium & potassium, contains vitamins, can alkaline the body and is low-in-fat, gluten-free and caffeine-free.
Organic Times is NASAA Certified.