The health benefits of carob are many and it is characterized as a fruit-medicine. Carob has been known for its nutritional and healing properties since antiquity.
Depending on the processing that carob has undergone can give us:
carob honey which has a mild and sweet taste and can be used as a sweetener for cakes, hot and cold drinks, yoghurt, ice cream, as a dressing for salads and meat sauces. As an excellent flavor enhancer, it acts as a substitute for honey and sugar. It is used as a traditional remedy for cough and sore throat and it is a very good calcium supplement for those suffering from osteoporosis.
Carob flour, which is used to make bread, biscuits, cakes and rusks because of its pleasant, sweet taste and
Carob powder that can be used to replace cocoa or sugar.