Ginger Dices, Crystallized - 16oz.
by NOW FOODS
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A Brief History of Ginger
Have you ever wondered where ginger comes from? This spicy root has a long and fascinating history that is sure to surprise you. Read on to learn more about the origins of this popular spice.
Ginger has been used for centuries for its distinctive flavor and purported health benefits. In fact, ginger was once so treasured that it was the basis of the world’s economy. That’s right—dynasties rose and fell based solely on their control of the ginger trade. Talk about power!
Although it is native to China, ginger soon spread to other parts of Asia and the Middle East. By the first century AD, ginger was being cultivated in India. From there, it made its way to the Mediterranean via the spice trade. By the middle ages, ginger was a common ingredient in European cooking. Today, ginger is still one of the most popular spices in the world.
Ginger is a delicious and versatile spice with a rich history. Next time you use ginger in your cooking, take a moment to appreciate this fascinating spice and all it has to offer. Try NOW Real Food® Organic Crystallized Ginger Dices for a burst of flavor in your favorite recipes.
Suggested Usage: Refrigeration recommended after opening.
Serving Size: 1/4 cup (40g)
Servings Per Container: 11
Description Amount per Serving % Daily Value
Total Fat 0g 0%*
Saturated Fat 0g 0%*
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%*
Sodium 5mg <1%*
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%*
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%*
Total Sugars 28g
Includes 26g Added Sugars 0 52%*
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%*
Calcium 10mg 0%*
Iron 0mg 0%*
Potassium 5mg 0%*
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
Ingredients: Organic Cane Sugar, Organic Ginger Root.
This product contains no added sulfur, however, naturally occurring sulfites may be present.
Refrigeration recommended after opening.
Packaged in a peanut-free facility that processes tree nuts.
Packaged and quality tested in the USA.
Certified Organic by QAI.