Ginger People Group Receives Non-GMO Project Verification for Core Products


Marina, CA. (April 2014) – The Ginger People, the nation’s leading ginger brand, has earned Non-GMO Project Verification for a selection of core products. The Verification is the latest testament to the company’s deepened commitment to sustainability and ethical trading across its entire supply chain.

“We established our business 30 years ago 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 source only the most premium ginger, and maintain the highest standards through processing and packaging. By obtaining the Non-GMO Project Verification it only reaffirms our commitment to offering superior ginger products to our customers.”

The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit organization offering North America’s only third party Verification and labeling for non-GMO (genetically modified organism) food and products. Securing Verified status confirms The Ginger People’s 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.

The products that are now Non-GMO Project Verified include the following packaged goods and bulk ingredients:

• Gin Gins® Original Chewy Ginger Candy

• Gin Gins® Peanut Chewy Ginger Candy

• Gin Gins® Organic Uncrystallized Bare Ginger

• Gin Gins® Crystallized Ginger Candy

• Crystallized Ginger Chips

• Ginger Soother Tonic

• Ginger enerGizer Tonic

• Organic Crystallized Ginger Dice Bulk

• Organic Crystallized Ginger Dice 10×10 Bulk

• Organic Crystallized Ginger Mini Chips Bulk

• Organic Uncrystallized Bare Ginger Bulk

Ginger People Group is celebrating 30 years in the ginger industry this year, and expects for its entire product suite, including Gin Gins® Candies and GO Ginger Skincare brands, to receive Non-GMO Project Verification. Continued consumers education will take place around the initiative. 


About The Ginger People:

Family-owned-and-operated, The Ginger People was established by Australian Bruce Leeson 30 years ago to promote the goodness of ginger. Today, Ginger People Group owns the most award-winning ginger brands in the world and is the preeminent purveyor of value-added ginger products. The company remains true to its original vision: increase awareness of ginger, both for its vast culinary talents and seemingly endless healthful benefits. For more product information and availability, please email