So you've read about all the health benefits and you've decided to buy some, but which is the best turmeric powder? Here are the 6 best turmeric powder brands according to Amazon.com reviews.
1. Indus Organic Turmeric Powder
A 100% USDA certified organic turmeric powder from southern India, Indus Organic Turmeric (Curcumin) Powder gets the top billing from Amazon reviewers. It is non-irradiated and does not contain color additives, preservatives, salt, chemical pesticides, or chemical fertilizers. Things that reviewers liked included the freshness, vibrant color, flavor, aroma, and the convenience of the size and design of the 1 pound container.
2. Simply Organic Ground Turmeric
Simply Organic ground turmeric root takes the second place spot. It comes in 2.38 oz jars and is certified organic and kosher.
Simply Organic is easier to find in health food stores than some other organic brands, but you will probably get better prices by buying online. Reviewers liked the price, the quality, and the reliable quality of the the Simply Organic spice line.
3. The Spice Hunter Organic Turmeric
Third on the list is The Spice Hunter organic ground turmeric. This brand is USDA certified organic, non-irradiated, and free of artificial colors, artificial flavors, chemical preservatives, and MSG.
Reviewers liked the flavor, with one person saying it was "tasty" and "strong" but "not bitter." Another reviewer liked the price and freshness of this brand.
4. Spicy World Turmeric
Spicy World Turmeric Powder is not organic but is valued in reviews for its low price for the amount of turmeric in the bag. One reviewer said she uses this turmeric for beauty purposes rather than cooking and the low price certainly does lend itself to such uses.
The fact that it comes in a bag is a bit of a downside since it is easier to store spices in jars.
5. Frontier Ground Turmeric Root
Number five on the list, Frontier Ground Turmeric Root, comes in a resealable foil pouch. It is organic and contains a minimum of 5% curcumin.
12 out of 17 reviewers of this product give it five stars, saying that it is fresh, well priced, and well-packaged.
6. Marshall's Creek Spices Turmeric
Marshall's Creek Spices Turmeric Powder is not organic but appears to be a good quality product at a reasonable price. It got five stars from 11 out of 15 reviewers.
Things people had to say about it was that it was "great quality," "good value," and "very inexpensive."