Latin Name: Ceratonia siliqua
Origin: Italy, Turkey
Farming: Native to Mediterranean region, the carob pod comes from a flowering tree or shrub. These shrubs grow in moderately dry climates, and bear fruit only after 6 years.
Aroma: Aromatic, sweetish, with roasted and chocolate notes
Flavor: Sweetish with chocolate notes
Applications: Cakes, cookies, chocolate substitute
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