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Ugly, spicy and worth its weight in gold, Australian ginger is all the rage

In recent months, demand for Australian ginger has sent prices through the roof, with the knobbly kitchen favourite selling for as much as $85 a kilo Melbourne. Our multi-media reporting team tells the story in our continuing series Table Manners: Farm to Plate

Multimedia report by Mengyu Du, Qing Si, Qiongqiong Xia

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About The Citizen

THE CITIZEN is a publication of the Centre for Advancing Journalism. It has several aims. Foremost, it is a teaching tool that showcases the work of the students in the University of Melbourne’s Master of Journalism and Master of International Journalism programs, giving them real-world experience in working for publication and to deadline. Find out more →

  • Editor: Jo Chandler
  • Reporter: Petra Stock
  • Audio & Video editor: Louisa Lim
  • Data editor: Craig Butt
  • Editor-In-Chief: Andrew Dodd
  • Business editor: Lucy Smy
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