This cornerstone of Asian seasoning is one of the major internationally traded spices today. As one of the first asian spices to be cultivated in the New World, ginger’s presence is pervasive in global cuisine. The Chinese variety is semi-dried prior to steam distillation of the ground rhizomes.
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This oil highlights ginger’s warm spiciness, yet fresh, adding gourmand bite to top and middle notes in a fragrance.
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Reports indicate that since the heavy rains in the growing areas kept crop size down there has not been the normal amount of dried roots available. Additionally factories are still trying to comply with China’s environmental policies. Demand has been relatively low, so pricing has been stable. However, any new demand could cause prices to rise.
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