Organic Ginger Madagascar
Zingiber officinalis Roscoe
Agro-alimentary Organic product certified by ECOCERT SAS F-32 600
NOP certified by ECOCERT SAS F-32 600
1) Product description
Ginger belongs to the same family as Turmeric and the mode of exploitation of both spices is close.
Although often called “ginger root” it is actually a rhizome. Indeed, Ginger is a knotted, thick, beige underground stem.
Phael Flor Company is cultivating Ginger on its own 10-acre Moramanga site, located 100km east of the capital city. Even more eastern, in the Beforona region, other plantations are also exploited in partnership with local growers but always under the Company’s supervision to make sure that the products comply with Organic farming requirements. Plantings operations are carried out in November before the rainy season. The roots are dug out in July of the same year and in some case of the following one if they do not meet a proper dimension.
Treatment consist on cleaning and cutting the root ins chips form and finally drying them. All those operations are conducted mechanically with appropriate machines. The yield in terms on dried finished products/raw materials is 10%/
2) Products available for sale
The product available for export is presented in cylindrical form or in perfectly dried powder. It is packaged 20Kg by 20Kg in polypropylene bags. The quality of the product is strictly controlled and before packaging; any form of mold is systematically removed.
PHAEL FLOR EXPORT also produces essential oil from fresh rhizome. It is a technique specific to PHAEL FLOR EXPORT and the essential oil obtained has a better olfactory quality, fresher and more faithful.
The product is sold under the certified EC/NOP/ESR labels.
We also consider orders of conventional quality products, depending on our customers.
Annual production : 25 tons
Products traceability is fully carried out by the company, all the products are organic according to the European (BIO), American (NOP) regulations ESR (fair trade).
4) Intended use
Ginger is usually sold to consumer in powder form. It is extensively use as a condiment in Asian cuisine and enhances the spicy flavor of food.
According to scientists, Ginger is also valued for its medicinal properties.
Ginger form Madagascar is famous for its distinctive flavor and scent, stronger and more intense than ones that originate from other countries.