TJ’s Uncrystallized Candied Ginger

Trader Joe’s Uncrystallized Candied Ginger – Sweet & Smooth

I perversely like the way this ginger candy burns the back of my throat.  Trader Joe’s is a meatier version of what Koreans call 편강 (flat slices of dried ginger candy).  Package says PRODUCT OF THAILAND.

Trader Joe's Uncrystallized Ginger Candy

INGREDIENTS: Ginger, Sugar

Distributed and Sold Exclusively by Trader Joe’s, Monrovia, CA 91016

Reusable package protects freshness and flavor. Yes, it’s resealable.

Net Weight: 8 ounces (227 grams). UPC 00586009

NUTRITION FACTS: Serving Size about 6 pieces (1 ounce or 28 grams). About 8 servings per container

100 calories per serving, zero calories from fat. No saturated or trans fat. No cholesterol or sodium. 26 grams of carbohydrates (7% of DV) — 21 grams of sugar. No fiber, no vitamin A, no vitamin C, no iron. Each servng is 4% of your DV for calcium.

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.

To summarize, if you devour the whole package in one sitting, you’ll be consuming about 800 calories, so eat in moderation.

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