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Home – The Australian Ginger Industry Association2018-12-20T15:23:26+10:00
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
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

EPPR Levy – Objection period open

The Australian Ginger Industry Association has lodged a proposal to introduce a ginger Emergency Plant Pest Response (EPPR) levy to provide a sure mechanism for funding the ginger industry contribution for emergency responses that might [...]

Notice of 2017 Annual General Meeting

The Australian Ginger Industry Association invites all members and interested parties to AGIA's Annual General Meeting on the 16th of August. For more information email admin@australianginger.org.au

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