Nutritional value per 100g:
Energy: 222 kcal
Fat: 1 g
Carbohydrate: 89 g
Carob powder is made from the carob crop, and is similar in color and smell to that of cocoa, it’s taste being slightly sweet. When compared to cocoa, it’s fat content in lower, but it is higher in carbohydrates, vitamins A and B, and calcium. It’s advantage is that it does not contain caffeine or theobromine, is lactose and gluten-free, contains no cholesterol, and is low in sodium. Carob powder may be used to replace cocoa altogether, or used as a half-half mixture with cocoa powder. Due to it’s sweet taste, it requires little or no sweetening at all.
Biopont began it’s work a decade ago with 2 people and great enthusiasm. Today, the company employs 60 people and works with external companies, and their more than 300 products have become leaders of the domestic organic and reform foods market. They proclaim a healthy lifestyle and environment friendly approach, which they believe may help to bring balance to a person’s life. The quality of the BIOPONT products must meet many requirements and standards, including the existing laws, consumer expectations, and food safety regulations. BIOPONT always endeavors to fully live up to these expectations and standards. In order to achieve this, they must implement and operate according to the ISO 22000:2005 standard and the IFS Food Safety management systems. Thus in 2008, BIOPONT has successfully completed and passed the ISO 2200:2005 certification audits and the 5th version of the IFS standard. The food safety management systems are audited by the TÜV NORD Magyarország Kft.