“It was better than any turmeric I have tasted.” - New York Times
Harvest Year: 2019
Heirloom seed variety: Pragati; licensed by IISR Kozhikode
Origin: Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh
Tasting Notes: Bright ~ Floral ~ Earthy ~ Zesty
Grown by the Kasaraneni family amidst marigolds, bananas, and black rice on their 4th generation farm. Whilst Mr. Prabhu Kasaraneni’s family has been farming for three generations, he is a self taught organic farmer who began growing heirloom Pragati turmeric in 2015, with assistance from the Indian Institute of Spice Research.
You can find our testing of the 2019 harvest for curcumin content, lead content, pesticide residue, and gluten here.