Marina, Calif. June, 2013 –The Ginger People®, the nation’s leading ginger product supplier, is pleased to announce the Non-GMO Project verification of seven of its ginger products from the Non-GMO Project. The Non-GMO project is a non-profit 501 (c)3 organization and offers North America’s only third party verification and labeling for non-GMO (genetically modified organism) food and products.
The products that are now Non-GMO Project verified are part of The Ginger People’s Gin Gins® (candy) and Pantry Essentials (baking) product lines. The recently verified products include the following:
• Gin Gins® Organic Uncrystallized Ginger
• Gin Gins® Crystallized Ginger Candy
• Crystallized Ginger Chips
• Organic Crystallized Ginger Dice
• Organic Crystallized Ginger Dice 10x10
• Organic Crystallized Ginger Mini Chips
• Organic Uncrystallized Bare Ginger
The Ginger People’s verified products are produced in compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard, meaning that ongoing testing of all GMO risk ingredients, facility inspections and an annual audit take place to ensure that the company is meeting the highest possible standards for GMO avoidance
“We established our business nearly 30 years with a commitment to ginger. We believe in its purity and healthful properties and are proud to provide to our consumers with the best all natural and organic ginger products,” says Abbie Leeson, Executive Vice President of The Ginger People. “We use only the most premium ginger, both in fresh sourcing and processing. As a company we stand behind sustainability, and by obtaining the Non-GMO Verification it only reaffirms our commitment to offering superior ginger products to our customers.”
The ginger-centric company is in the process of receiving verification for its entire product suite. The listed seven products are the first to be verified. Packaging and product information materials will include the Non-GMO Project seal and continued education to consumers will take place around the initiative.