Toasted Carob Flour
Naturally sweet and rich in nutrients, this toasted carob flour is a good alternative to chocolate. This is natural and produced locally in Bengado, in São Brás de Alportel in the Algarve.
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Umarroba carob flour is a healthier alternative to chocolate, naturally sweet and rich in nutrients. At Umarroba, the carob pods are harvested in a traditional way and by hand. The pods then go through the first processing step: mechanical crushing to separate the pulp from the seeds. Then, the pulp undergoes a milling and micronization process, where it is reduced to powder. When the particles reach their ideal size, the powder is toasted to awaken a variety of flavors.
For all these reasons, carob flour is a product that is extremely rich in benefits and versatile as a raw material for a varied palette of uses. Umarroba is a family business that uses carob from the Algarve, processed and manufactured at its facilities in Bengado, São Brás de Alportel.
Rich in fiber, carob has an antioxidant power superior to wine. With an important role in the prevention of various gastrointestinal diseases, it also helps to reduce bad cholesterol and control diabetes. It has a high content of calcium and magnesium, which are essential minerals in the diet of pregnant women, as a way of strengthening the bones, heart, nerves and muscles of both mother and baby. In general, it helps to strengthen the immune system.
Carob flour can be used in a wide range of recipes for bread, mousse, pancakes, cookies, cakes, soups, sauces, sports drinks, etc.
Composition:Carob pod pulp
Net weight: 200gr
Type of packaging: Aluminium
Average shelf life: 14 months
Conservation: Ambient temperature