Carob is a superfood : it is part of thosefunctional foods, real nutraceutical foods that are fundamental for the balance of the body.
The wide range of vitamins and minerals it is rich in, such as Calcium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Zinc, Selenium and Iron, B vitamins, vitamins C, E, K, J, and folate, helps to satisfy our daily nutritional requirement.
A versatile, precious and healthy fruit: in Sicily it finds its maximum expression and has always been used in many traditional recipes and preparations.
From a sensory point of view, carob is characterized by hints similar to cocoa with notes of honey and caramel. For this reason, in ancient times in Sicily it was considered the "chocolate of the poor" which gave adults and children gluttonous moments!
Tasting it in purity, hints of ripe fruit, figs, dates and molasses are perceived.
Carob also does not contain gluten, therefore the use of the fruit and its derivatives are also indicated for those suffering from celiac disease or gastrointestinal disorders.