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.Ingredients: Carob Powder, Partially Hydrogenated Palm Kernel Oil, Sorbitan Monostearate (an emulsifier), Soya Lecthin (an emulsifier).*Allergy information: Manufactured in a plant that processes dairy containing products.