Ayurveda gives ginger the status of a virtual medicine chest. In India, we use ginger liberally in our daily life. Ginger-spiked Tea is a household favorite and its grandma’s antidote of choice for battling cold, flu and for throat and nose congestion. In addition, on millions of dining tables, you’ll see ginger used generously on all delicious recipes.
Matured rhizomes are harvested at full maturity i.e. when the leaves turn yellow and start drying. Irrigation is stopped one month before harvest and the rhizome clumps are lifted carefully with a spade or digging fork. The dry leaves, roots and soil adhering on the rhizomes are manually separated. After harvest , the fibrous roots attached to the rhizomes firstly trimmed off and soil is removed by carefully by spray washing 02 to 03 times and sun dried for a day.
Grading, Packing and storage
Proper care is taken during the grading for supply quality ginger. Packing is done in Jute bag, mesh bag and corrugated boxes or as per the customer requirement