Carob belongs to the pea family and is an evergreen tree, and dried carob is consumed either as seeds or juice, and carob and carob powder are used in the manufacture of many baked goods and snacks, and carob is an alternative to cocoa and coffee and has several health benefits such as skin and hair. And at the level of the stomach and digestion. The Golden Seed Company is among the first to produce and convert carob, and start exporting carob seed in 2011 at a rate of 95 tons to this day, with more than 300 tons in 2021 And Golden Seed Company has entered the Arab markets such as Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Libya, and western markets such as Spain, Germany, England and several other countries. To continue its progress and development and to occupy the first positions of the best exporters in Algeria and to receive the award of merit and encouragement.
The carob (Ceratonia siliqua) is a flowering evergreen tree or shrub in the Caesalpinioideae sub-family of the legume family, Fabaceae. It is widely cultivated for its edible pods, and as an ornamental tree in gardens and landscapes.