There are many ingredients that make food the palate shaking delight that it always is, but seasoning and spices always take the top spot when it comes to defining the taste of a dish. While both spices and ingredients are primarily seen in the light of taste and umami, there is another underlying significant factor that gets ignored in the case of spices. The manufacturing of raw ingredients like vegetables, flours, rice, etc. is given special attention in terms of production methods. Just like your vegetables can be organic or inorganic, so can your seasonings.
Organic food is known to have countless health benefits and it also tastes much better than the food made with ingredients grown using inorganic farming. Although one is bound to think that what makes organic food so special and how exactly is inorganic food harmful to us. Let’s have a detailed look.
Understanding the Concepts:
It is can be a shock to discover that inorganic farming is also known as ‘conventional farming’. The element of surprise is that despite being considered an unhealthy option, inorganic farming is the way most sowing and reaping is done. The cultivation of crop done using synthetic chemicals like artificial fertilizers, pesticides, weedicides, etc. is known as in organic farming. It simply means- making a plant grow using external forces and elements instead of allowing it to have a natural growth rate and growing process.
The Conventional Way- Pros and Cons:
It is clear now that inorganic farming is the method which has been adopted by most cultivators, but one must wonder why. The reason is quite simple, inorganic farming is more profitable. The artificial fertilizers act much faster than the organic ones like hummus. The salts dissolve quickly providing instant nutrition to the plants. The shorter method is easier to follow and execute, hence popular. Conventional farming brings in short-term profits as well. Cons are even simpler to grasp- environment hazards and depleting product quality. Not only that the final products lose their intended taste, but conventional farming also contributes to soil depletion, greenhouse effects, etc. For example- the chilly grown using inorganic herbicides and fertilizers will not have the right amount of pungency and spiciness to it. On the other hand spices and blends grown organically like Crazy Jack Mixed Herbs, gives out a better flavor to the dishes.
Organic or Inorganic Products- Which One to Choose?
It's no news that inorganic farming causes many harmful effects on the environment and depletes soil quality as well. While organic farming practices have just the opposite effect on all the concerned areas. The crops resulting as healthier for the consumers as well. Organic produce provides more nutritious value and tastes better than the conventional stuff. Organic species like Superfruit Organic Greens, Bart Ground Coriander or Crazy Jack Oregano are cultivated using the organic techniques as approved by authorities. The result of using them is simple - improved taste and improved health.