Organic Ginger Crystallised
Hand trimmed stem ginger rhizomes (Zingiber officinale), cut to size and shape, dusted in castor sugar.
Prepared from sound, fresh, young stem ginger. Visually inspected washed to remove foreign matter. Cut to size and shape, preserved in heavy brine and citric acid. Flushed in running water to reduce salt to specified levels. Cooked @>100ºC and stabilized in syrup of brix 68-74. Drained and baked in oven to crystallize. Dusted with sugar. 2nd sorting on light table. Passed through 2 magnet bars (1000GS). First Metal detection (Fe 1.0mm, SUS 1.0mm). Packed. Metal detected (1.5mm Fe/3.0 Non-Fe /2.5mm Stainless Steel), weighed and stored at ambient. Citric acid is used as a processing aid to adjust the pH and negligible amounts are carried over into the final product.
Taste: Typical of crystallised stem ginger, spicy, sweet, with some citrus top notes. No off flavours or taints.
Texture: Firm, with a crisp bite, not woody or fibrous (physical fibre max 10%)
Colour: Even, golden yellow
Ingredients in descending order of weight: Organic Crystallised Ginger (91%) Organic Sugar (9%) Note the sugar country of origin is Brazil / Paraguay
Nutritional Information Typical values (per 100g):
Energy kcals 313
Energy kj 1332
of which Saturates 0.1g
of which sugars 78.8g
Country of origin: China