Ginger is said to be one of the earliest known oriental spices. It is extensively used in Indian cuisine and other cuisines across the globe. The size of the rhizome is bold while the colour of the skin is buff.

The Ginger family is a tropical group and is found in abundance in the Indo-Malaysian region. Ginger export from India is, therefore, increasing rapidly for a few years. Export of Ginger from India requires health and quality norms to be followed.

Ginger exports have now become a good way to earn revenue for exporters.India produces around 385.33 thousand tons of Ginger and is one of the leading producers of ginger in the world.