Italian Carob

The carob fruit of the carob tree is an evergreen tree typical of Mediterranean climates. The carob pod, very similar to a bean, has a smooth brown surface when mature.

Original from the Mediterranean basin. The carob tree has been cultivated since the Greeks who imported it to Sicily but it was the Arabs who intensified its cultivation in the Mediterranean area. The carob pod can be used totally as it is or the pulp and the seeds inside it can be processed from which the carob flour is obtained.

 

Description

Availability: All year

Origin: Italy

Storage: 12° | 15°

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