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In the ancient time the carob seed(greek - keration) was used as a weighing instrument for gold, one seed = 1 carat. Regardles of the size and storage conditions the carob seed always has an equal mass of 0.18 grams.
Carob is mildly sweet and is used in powdered, chip, or syrup form as an ingredient in cakes and cookies, and as a substitute for chocolate.
In the food industry, the carob is used to obtain LBG (locust bean gum) or food additive E410, galactomannum from the endosperm of the seed. It is used as a supplement to various food products such as stabilizers, thickeners or dispersants in the production of juices, baby food and other.