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Swanson Organic

Certified Organic Carob Powder, Raw

Certified Organic Carob Powder, Raw

Item: SWF173

  • Classic alternative to chocolate in most any recipe



  • Pure, organic, naturally dried carob powder



  • No caffeine or theobromine found in cacao (can be enjoyed by those with chocolate allergies)


1 lb (454 grams) Pwdr

$11.99
Retail $18.49
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  • Classic alternative to chocolate in most any recipe



  • Pure, organic, naturally dried carob powder



  • No caffeine or theobromine found in cacao (can be enjoyed by those with chocolate allergies)


Carob powder is widely known as a chocolate substitute, and it has its own unique flavor that makes it an appealing addition to a wide variety of recipes. While the taste is mildly reminiscent of chocolate, carob has none of the caffeine or theobromine found in cacao and can be enjoyed even by those who are allergic to chocolate. Our Certified Organic Raw Carob Powder contains nothing but pure, organic, naturally dried and powdered carob pods with no additives or preservatives of any kind. Use 1:1 in place of chocolate or as directed in any recipe calling for carob.

Terms and Ingredient Definitions

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 2 Teaspoons (5 grams)

Servings Per Container 90

Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 15Calories from Fat 0  
Total Fat  0 grams 0%
Sodium  0 mg 0%
Potassium 70 mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 4 grams 1%
Dietary Fiber <1 gram 4%
Sugars 2 grams  
Not a significant source of saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, protein, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and iron.    

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65 grams 80 grams
Saturated Fat Less than 20 grams 25 grams
Cholesterol Less than 300 mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400 mg 2,400 mg
Total Carbohydrate   300 grams 375 grams
Dietary Fiber   25 grams 30 grams

Calories per gram:

  • Fat 9
  • Carbohydrate 4
  • Protein 4

Ingredients: Certified organic carob powder (from carob tree pods).

Directions: Can be substituted for chocolate as desired. Keep refrigerated for optimal quality.

Product of Spain

Certified Organic by Minnesota Crop Improvement Association (MCIA), St. Paul, MN 55108.

Shipping Weight

1.17 lbs

Swanson Organic Certified Organic Carob Powder, Raw Reviews

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 17 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by delicious This powder is easy to add to baked goods, warm drinks, and smoothies. Sweet, warm taste that complements cacao nicely. I add it along with cacao to enhance the flavor without the extta caffeine for my kids. March 16, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Carob Powder Certified Organic Raw I bought this because it had a good price and I had been wanting some carob to try with cooking. I was not disappointed. I have used it measure for measure as a substitute for cocoa in brownies and hardly knew the difference. I have not tried it in liquid hot chocolate but think it would work as well. I was planning on storing it in a cupboard but it has not left the stovetop where I set it after using it. Definitely something I will order again when this supply runs out. February 14, 2016
Rated 3 out of 5 by Thought it would taste better This carob powder has a very dark color contrary to other brands and is a little bit bitter. Of course the carob is naturally not sweet but this powder is really too bitter. It doesn't dissolve well and needs to be almost blended to get dissolved. I was also surprised that there is no measuring spoon in the container. December 30, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Tastes better than roasted carob I like the taste of this carob better than roasted, and it's so sweet that I don't have to add sugar; I can use stevia, dates, bananas, or any other natural sweetener if it's not sweet enough. November 7, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Chocolate Substitute Carob has been a great chocolate substitute for me as I monitor my indulgence of chocolate. I am a chocolate lover and I wanted a substitute to satisfy my taste without the calories of refined sugar. I have found several recipes on pinterest to help me get through my chocolate fast! I would recommend it to anyone desiring to have more balance with their chocolate intake. October 3, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by good stuff I was hesitant to buy this the first time because it was not roasted and I have always used roasted carob. However it tastes the same as roasted and even seems to blend more readily with other ingredients for baking and making icings and fudge. The container keeps it from absorbing moisture like some packaging does which makes it easier to work with. Its good stuff! June 25, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by makes my microwave flax muffins taste sooo much better. I stock up when it is on sale. Works well in my Paleo dessert baking. March 19, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by good flavor I like this, it has a good flavor, i mix it with some stevia drops and almond milk for hot choc. March 13, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by versatile carob I drink it mixed in skim milk for a cold treat and with water for a cocoa-like drink. I haven't tried to bake with it yet. March 12, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Carob Powder I recently made a chocolate cake and used carob powder instead of cocoa. My family loved it! I loved how the cake seemed to maintain its' freshness.. even two weeks later. March 12, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by One of my favorite items on Swansons. I am unable to consume chocolate. This is not chocolate, BUUUUuuuut......when I mix about 2 tablespoons of this carob powder, and a little agave nectar in milk with a very, very small amount of Himalayan salt, I don't miss chocolate at all; in fact, now I PREFER this over chocolate milk. I used to consume chocolate, and a LOT of it in my past, so I know what it tastes like. Will this be the case with you? I don't know, but consider this: Both carob bean powder and coco bean powder is bitter straight. Have you ever eaten dark chocolate before? If you mix this carob powder wrong in milk, and with no sweetener, you may find it distasteful. But, if you get the mixture right, you may like what you get. This stuff is excellent. Organic, mixes easily, tasted good when done right..........ORGANIC, ( I love organic foods) and is affordable. Now I am sure that you can make this into other foods that mimic chocolate, like candy bars, brownies, CAKE, etc., but I have been contempt with milk chocolate thus far. I am sure that this stuff is as versatile as coco powder. My only major complaint with this product is that there's no scoop in the container, so be prepared to use your own utensils. Why are you still reading this? If you are able to take carob powder and want an alternative to coco beans, then get you some! :) March 4, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by Would prefer if it came in a bag I don't have any complaints with the product, however I am hesitant to order again because of the completely wasteful packaging. I don't know if I can justify ordering 2 huge plastic bottles of carob powder versus going to another online store and buying raw carob powder packaged in bags. The bottle is huge with a wide mouth and not as convenient or environmental as having a resealable bag. Because my friends are vegan/vegetarian who typically care about reusing/recycling and smaller packaging, I couldn't recommend this product, however again I have no qualms with the contents of the jar. February 22, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by BEST CAROB EVER BEST CAROB EVER BECAUSE: BEST TASTE - NO BAD AFTERTASTE. ORGANIC IS BETTER - MORE NUTRITION. RAW IS BETTER. VERY FINE POWDER, MIXES EASILY WITH ANYTHING. I ADD IT TO MY NONFAT PLAIN YOGURT. EXCELLENT PACKAGING - ALL PLASTIC HIGH QUALITY SEALED JAR. NO ALUMINUM IN THE PACKAGING. - - - - - - - - - - - - Comment#1: The nutrition information looks like the Carob Powder has no nutrition because the nutrition information only shows a 5 gram serving size. If you look at the United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 27, you will see that for a one cup serving size, carob flour is very nutritious. Comment#2: Caution: Do NOT try to pour it out of the jar. The fine powder will spill all over your table. Take a clean scoop and scoop it out carefully. February 11, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by best raw organic carob Very good taste. I love it, I reorder again and again. I highly recommend it. February 7, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by A Great Buy Great addition to any smoothie or other culinary needs. January 17, 2015
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