The Red Ginger is harvested fresh to order from Queensland when cumulative orders reach 3kg. No stock is kept on hand. You will be notified when ready for pick-up/delivery.
Red ginger or botanical name Zingiber Officinale var. Rubrum, is a variance of the Zingiber Offcinale species cultivated in Southeast Asia. However, our red ginger is sourced from a biodynamic farm located in Far North Queensland region, and a rare fresh Australian produce.
Known as Jahe Merah to the Indonesians, Halia Bara to Malaysians, this ginger is highly sought after for its potent gingerol and shogalos properties. It is loaded with anthocyanin and tanin in its root bark.
Often mistaken for Galangal, this reddish-violet ginger is traditionally it is used in spices, syrup, and as alternative remedy. The Indonesians and Malaysians use this red ginger in a tonic called jamu. It is also made into tea suitable for confinement, post-natal care.
What is biodynamic?
According to the Australian Certified Organic website, “Biodynamic farming is an enhanced or alternative method of organic farming. Biodynamic uses traditional farming techniques and a prescribed list of biological or natural “preparations”, whilst acknowledging and working with universal or cosmic forces that are at play in the farming environment.
Biodynamic farming is regulated under the same standard in Australia as organic.“
ORDER QUANTITY Available in 250g, 500g and 1kg
Storage advice: Can be frozen for up to 2 months. Or dehydrated for future use.