Carob Powder Organic 200/400g

Price: € 1.45 (€ 1.16 / 100 g)

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Origin: Italy
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The Carob tree is an evergreen shrub or tree native to the Mediterranean area. It is cultivated for its edible seed pods. It grows well in warm temperate and subtropical areas and tolerates hot and humid coastal areas. It is a drought-resistant. The carob tree is typical in the southern Portuguese region of the Algarve, and in southern Spain, and on the Italian islands of Sicily and Sardinia. The tree bears fruit (carob pods) after six to eight years of growth. When the tree reaches 12 years old, it can easily yield 100 pounds of pods a year. When the tree grows older, its annual yield can increase to an average of 200 to 250 pounds. Amazingly it can continue to yield carob pods for 100 years.

Carob was also a common sweetener. Dried carob fruit is traditionally eaten on the Jewish holiday of Tu Bishvat. Carob juice drinks are traditionally drunk on the Islamic holiday of Ramadan. Carob pods were the most important source of sugar before sugarcane and sugar beets became widely available. Nowadays, the seeds are processed for the use in cosmetics, curing tobacco, and making paper. Carob powder and carob chips are also used as an ingredient in cakes and cookies instead of chocolate. In Egypt, carobs are eaten as a snack. The crushed pods are used to make a refreshing drink.

Nowadays many people like to mix carob with raw chocolate for a good taste. Chocolate has lots of magnesium, wheresas carob has lots of calcium. It has about three times more calcium than chocolate, but only 60% calories of chocolate. In additoin, Carob powder has as much V-B1 as strawberries; and more V-A than asparagus etc. It also has Vitamin B2, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and the trace minerals iron, copper, nickel, manganese, and chromium.

It is also known that carob has therapeutic effect on of diarrhea, and can help with nausea, vomiting, and upset stomach.

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200/400g

Zoya.BG Recipe

Carob Shake

Ingredients:
filtered water (to top of blades)
1/4-1/2 cup nuts, ground (any kind)
3 heaping Tbsp. carob powder, (raw organic)
4-5 bananas, frozen (break into chunks and add until thick)
vanilla to taste
honey to taste

Blend together and enjoy!
 
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We ship within 24 hours with tracked and signed delivery. For Bulgaria it takes 1 day, for Greece and Romania: 1-2 days, for other EU countries it takes 3-5 days. Tracking number is available after your order upon request.

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