Carob, dried or roasted and having a slightly sweet taste, in powder or chip form, is used as an ingredient in cakes and cookies. Carob is sometimes used as a substitute for chocolate. The seeds, also known as locust beans, are used as animal feed. They are also the source of locust bean gum, a thickening agent used in numerous processed foods. Carob has also been used as a non-toxic alternative to chocolate in dog treats as the theobromine in chocolate is toxic to most dogs. Sugar, Partially Hydrogenated Palm Kernel Oil, Carob Powder, Sorbitan Monostearate (an emulsifier), Soya Lecithin (an emulsifier). *Allergy information: Manufactured in a plant that processes dairy containing products.