Locust bean gum

Locust bean gum, also known as LBG, carob bean gum or carob, is a thickening and a gelling agent that is widely used, primarily in the food industry. But there are many more possibilities.

What is locust bean gum?

Locust bean gum is a natural products, extracted from the carob tree, mostly found in the Mediterranean region. Locust bean gum is extracted from the carob bean, the seeds of the carob tree. And there is carob powder, also called carob flour; a products derived from the ripe, dried and grounded locust tree pods of the carob tree.