I'm pleased to report you'll have a hell of a time finding them.
I’ve literally never heard of this stuff until reading this thread and now my favourite baking site just posted a recipe with carob in the title. It seems it might be making a comeback.
Healthy Foods or Whole Foods section, right? Do you guys have those in them big malls? We have sections shared between special foods (for diabetics, for lactose-intolerant etc.) and those marketed as healthy and wholesome.