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WELCOME TO THE AUSTRALIAN GINGER INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION

The Australian Ginger Industry Association (AGIA) represents the Australian Ginger Industry.
We  work with growers and supply chain stakeholders to exceed world class standards for producing ‘Food, Safe, Quality Ginger’. We develop partnerships to invest in world leading research and development projects that deliver biosecurity, production and sustainability outcomes.

AGIA is an industry representative body and non-profit membership organisation promoting the interests of the Australian ginger industry.

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OUR INDUSTRY

Australian ginger growers are proud they grow premium quality ginger that is unique in flavour. Our appealing environment delivers fresh quality ginger everyday. Our production and processing food safety standards are the best in the world. Our pride comes from applying best management growing practices that are underpinned by the highest food safety and environmental stewardship credentials.

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ABOUT GINGER

History

Ginger was transported to Australia on the first fleet. The spice was in great demand in Britain and was considered a potential economic crop for the new colony.

It would take about another 150 years before it was grown commercially.

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Using ginger

Ginger is one of the most delicious spices on the planet. Adaptable and ever changing, Australian Fresh Ginger is available twelve months of the year for your enjoyment.

Here is some helpful information about buying, storing and using fresh ginger.

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Health benefits

Ginger has a very long history of use in various forms of traditional and alternative medicine with incredible antioxidant and anti inflammatory properties.

Using ginger can have powerful benefits for both your body and brain.

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RECIPES

Fresh Ginger Syrup

Fresh ginger syrup is great to have in the fridge. Use it to spice up drinks, make ginger ale, combine with thyme and use as a glaze next time your roast a chicken. Also great [...]

Ginger and Lemon Tisane

Tisane, or herbal tea, is a great way to enjoy the goodness of ginger. All you need is a piece of fresh ginger and clean water. If you want you can add a bit of [...]

Pickled Ginger

Pickled ginger is sometimes called sushi ginger. It is considered to be essential in the presentation of sushi. It is used to cleanse the palate between eating different pieces of sushi or alternatively before or [...]

BECOME A MEMBER

AGIA provides you with the support you need to help your ginger growing business thrive. As a member you’ll receive extensive information resources, access to best practice industry initiatives, marketing support and more. Membership is open to levy paying ginger growers.

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NOTICEBOARD

Notice of Quarterly AGIA Meeting

The Australian Ginger Industry Association would like to invite all members to the AGIA's quarterly general meeting on the 15 February 2017. For more information please contact AGIA's Industry Development Officer, Russ Parbery on 0429 996 161

Notice of Quarterly AGIA Meeting

The Australian Ginger Industry Association would like to invite all members to attend the AGIA's quarterly general meeting on the 7th of November. For further information please call AGIA's Industry Development Officer, Russ Parbery on [...]

Q & A – Emergency Plant Pest Response Levy

Question: My Wholesaler has alerted me that someone representing the Association has been approaching agents to find out the details of growers supplying wholesalers. Why is this happening? I am concerned that competitors will get [...]

Backpacker Tax Decision

A decision has been announced by the Federal Government to set the backpacker tax at 19 percent from the first dollar earned from the 1 January 2017, rather than 32.5 percent. This rate will ensure [...]

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