Ginger (Zingiber Officinale) is a tropical species that originated from Southeast Asia. It is one of the most loved spices in Nigeria and can be used for many things like herb for medicinal purposes, as a preservative, as spice, as tea and coffee. Ginger can also be processed into various products namely, ginger oil, ginger oleoresin, ginger candy, ginger drink, ginger shreds, ginger pickle and ginger chutney.
According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, Statistics Division (FAOSTAT), India is the highest producer and consumer of ginger in the world and Nigeria is the second largest producer of ginger as of 2016.
Annually, about 160,000 tonnes of Ginger are produced and it is one of the crops that plays a significant role in the Nigerian economy. By getting involved in Ginger Trading, we are fulfilling our mandate to empower more farmers by providing them with access to the superior markets so that they can earn a decent profit margin compared to what they get from trading within their locality.
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