A dairy-free alternative to chocolate for those who really like the raw taste, without sweeteners. With no caffeine, this is the perfect alternative to chocolate for migraine-sufferers. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans and made in a nut-free environment.
Carob pods are the fruit of the carob tree. Carob pods grow to 12 inches long. If you bite into a ripe carob, you will almost certainly enjoy it's semi-sweet, mild flavour. It is rich in vitamins and minerals and contains no caffeine (theo-bromine), or oxalic acid. The carob seds are removed (they go to make a different food ingredient) and the actual pods are ground into powder and roasted to make carob powder.
cocoa butter, carob powder (40%), soya flour
|Typical Values Per 100g|
|of which sugars (g)||5.5|
|of which saturates (g)||30.6|
Carob pods (the fruit of the carob tree) have been enjoyed for centuries in the Mediterranean region for their natural sweetness and nutritional properties. Plamil blends these pods with cocoa butter to give a mild chocolate-y taste to its carob bars.
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