India is one of the leading producers of ginger and thus, the country has gained huge importance in its demand for ginger. Ginger is one herb or crop that is cultivated almost in every state of India. As per the survey and records of commodities market, ginger will give good returns in the recent years.
The overall ginger production for 2018 as per the spices board was recorded to be 10,43,130 tonnes. We have a list of top 10 ginger producing states in India to give you more information on country’s ginger production. Note, the figures mentioned in the article are in 1000 metric tonnes.
Top 10 Ginger Producing States in India
Assam ranks on the top in ginger production and the state has managed to produce 167.39 MT of ginger as recorded for the year 2018. Ginger is also treated as a main herb to cure various illnesses.
Maharashtra is on the second position in ginger production. The total produce as recorded for 2018 has been 140.6 MT. Do you know that ginger contains Gingerol, which has magical medicinal properties?
3. West Bengal:
West Bengal is leading compared to other states with third position. Ginger is an herb which is used to treat many issues like nausea, morning sickness, stomach upset, etc. West Bengal believes in this and the state manages to produce approx. 130.4 MT of ginger annually.
Gujarat is also amongst the top states in India based on ginger production. The state’s total ginger production has been recorded to 108.25 MT. Ginger helps in reducing muscle spasm, body ache, cough, cold, and soreness and people of Gujarat strongly follow it.
Kerala’s total ginger production recorded as of 2018 is 86.27 MT. The state enjoys the fifth position amongst the top states in India based on ginger production.
Maghalaya’s ginger production in metric tonnes has been 66.2. Thus, the state is in the sixth yet important position compared to the rest four states in India for ginger production.
Mizoram has also greatly contributed in the total ginger production of India. The total production share to India by Mizoram as of 2018 is 60.13 MT.
Karnataka ranks on the eighth position with recorded production of 58.39 MT. People of Kanataka believe that ginger has powerful benefits on issues related to brain and body. Read further to know the other two states in ginger production.
Nagaland contributes 48.65 MT of ginger production. The soil and climate are suitable for ginger production in Nagaland. Ginger is widely used in Nagaland as it benefits people from Osteoarthritis. We have one more name to complete the list of 10 major ginger producers in India.
Uttarakhand has a ginger produce of 19.07 MT as recorded in the 2018 reports. On this note we end with the 10 Largest Ginger Producing States of India. You must have noticed by now that Assam has recorded the highest ginger production ranking on the top.
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Article last re-published on October 27, 2020.