PHYSICOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF PRODUCTS OBTAINED FROM THE LOCAL CAROB TREE VARIETIES
- At: 2019 FIP Congress in AbuDhabi (United Arab Emirates)
- Type: Poster
- By: GALEA, Luca (University of Malta, Department of Pharmacy, Malta)
- Co-author(s): Luca Galea: Department of Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
Everaldo Attard: Rural Sciences and Food Systems - Institute of Earth Systems, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
Anthony Serracino-Inglott: Department of Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
The carob is one of the most useful native Mediterranean trees. The fruit of the carob tree is the pod, which is rich in sugars and polyphenols. Various products are derived from the carob pod, that are mainly used for animal feed and to make foodstuffs. Products include carob syrup, carob honey, carob candy and carob flour amongst.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.