Since 1998, the company has been relying also on its own experimental carob tree plantation. Here LBG Sicilia cooperates with several R&D centres and the renowned agricultural specialists of Catania University. The goal is to study and improve carob cultivars and their industrial applications, and to increase trees productivity together with pods and seeds yield.
- Surface: more than 35 hectares.
- 5.000 carob trees planted in 1998, then grafted in 2008 with different cultivars.