The seeds of the fruit of the carob trees have long been used predominantly to obtain locust bean gum (LBG). Also, the pod can be ground into flour and used as a chocolate or cocoa substitute.
Carob protein or carob germ protein is isolated from the carob seed of the wild ‘Ceratonia siliqua L.’ tree, using a physical process only. Carob germ protein is rich in amino acids, protein and soluble and insoluble fibre.
The alternative protein market is growing at a rapid pace for a variety of reasons. Alternative sources of protein are having a profound influence on the formulation of weight-conscious food and diets based on the low glycaemic index (GI) and high protein intake, and manufacturers are looking at new protein sources as a means of enriching their products.
VIDOGUM PRO is now available as organic quality and called VIDOGUM BIO PRO 200.
VIDOGUM PRO 180 / VIDOGUM PRO 200 / VIDOGUM BIO PRO 200, are raw food proteins and have a similar amino acid profile to soy protein with 54% protein. They are rich in soluble and insoluble fibre, a nutty flavour and a yellowish/lig
VIDOGUM PRO 180 / VIDOGUM PRO 200 / VIDOGUM BIO PRO 200 are gluten and allergen-free and suitable for vegetarian and vegan diets.
The protein content is 40-50 % in VIDOGUM PRO 180 and 50-55 % in VIDOGUM PRO 200 / VIDOGUM BIO PRO 200.