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By: Australian Ginger | Ginger Australia  25-Jul-2013

Canton Ginger, on the other hand, is a tropical Asian ginger that is frequently used in Asian cuisine. It is also commonly used in Indian foods, as well as Japanese, Korean and other Asian foods. If you eat a lot of Asian food it is quite likely that you have had Canton Ginger at least a few times.


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25-Jul-2013

Queensland Ginger

The most common variety of ginger used for processing is 'Queensland' ginger. Following harvest, raw ginger for processing is freighted to the processor, either washed or unwashed depending upon the post-harvest processes employed by the grower. Once delivered, it is washed and sorted for contaminants before being weighed and stored in brine for preservation.


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Ginger Australia

If you are interested in Ginger Australia, you should know that there are actually two completely different types of ginger that are grown in Australia. One of them is called Queensland Ginger and is very popular in dessert foods, and the other is Canton ginger, which is more savory and frequently used in Asian and South Asian cuisine. It is pretty likely that at some point in time you have enjoyed both of these forms of ginger, whether you knew it or not.


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Australian Ginger

The other form of Australian Ginger is Canton Ginger. Canton Ginger is an Asian variety, and because of this is used in a lot of different Asian foods. If you are familiar with a lot of Asian cuisine it is very likely that you have enjoyed Canton Ginger on many different occasions. It is used in Japanese, Korean, and a lot of other Oriental cultures and can be found being used in foods all over the world.