Locust bean gum also called Carob bean gum is a reserve polysaccharide extracted from the seed of the carob tree.
Locust bean is one among the bean types that possess high stabilizing property. There are alternative sweetener reduces the caloric value also. Locust bean gum is used to stabilize, emulsify and thicken the texture of certain foods and industrial products such as yogurts, soups, fiber supplements, ice cream. Carob powder, also called carob flour, is a cocoa powder alternative. It's made from dried, roasted carob tree pods and looks a lot like cocoa powder. Carob powder is often used as a natural sweetener in baked goods. It's sweet and has a unique taste.