Founded in 2006, La Grama is a Peruvian company that works with small-scale growers in communities from all over Peru including the Amazon rainforest, the Andean highlands and the desert coast. Their community of farmers is best known for ginger which is planted, harvested, and packed in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest. Here the soil and climate allow them to grow some of the freshest organic yellow ginger. Working with marginalized small scale growers, La Grama has been able to provide benefits to their workers that they've never previously had access to – overtime, social benefits, severances, compensations, health insurance, and retirement pension funds. Fair trade, small scale, and high quality. That is what La Grama is all about, and you can taste the difference.
People have dug up Zingiber officinale, a.k.a. the root more commonly known as ginger, for its health benefits and spicy flavor since the beginning of time (Fun fact: It's actually in the same family as turmeric, another powerful good-for-you ingredient).<BR>The health benefits of ginger root are endless. from supporting your immune system to soothing a sore stomach by aiding in digestion, ginger is not only tasty, it is a great ingredient to add to your daily diet.
Usually counted in the list of top 10 superfoods, turmeric is an excellent spice for your kitchen and your health. </br></br>Turmeric root has both culinary and medicinal benefits that can be attributed to curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric. It is a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compound that is used throughout Ayurvedic and Chinese medicines to treat a wide variety of conditions, including flatulence, jaundice, menstrual difficulties, bloody urine, hemorrhage, toothache, bruises, chest pain, and colic._x000D_ Best stored in your freezer, and shaved off fresh when added to food.