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Ginger (zingiber officinale)

ginger

Ginger has been used as a spice from ancient times. It has been widely used in Chinese, Ayurvedic and in indigenous medicine in Sri Lanka. It’s among the healthiest and most delicious spices on the planet.


Ginger is available in market as fresh ginger or in dry form. Dried ginger is mainly used in powder form. Pickled fresh ginger is popular in East Asian countries and salted and sweetened ginger products are also commonly available in the Asian markets. Ginger oils and oleoresins are used in the food industry as a spice to flavour curries, bakery & other food products and to some extent in the perfumery industry