Ginger market to firm up despite low output – The Financial Express

Good returns from ginger in past few years due to robust demand prompted Kerala farmers to lease more land for ginger in Karnataka. Ginger rhizomes have also been affected by the soft rot disease in Mysuru, Coorg, Chikkamagaluru, Hassan and Shimoga districts in Karnataka.The market for ginger is back on track with reduction in domestic production, according to traders.Fresh ginger prices at the farm-gate in Wayanad have spiked to Rs 35-45 per kg from a low of Rs 15-20 in the year ago period. Acc...
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