Countries in the world which export garlic powder <-a>are China, India and some African countries. Among them, China has the largest output of garlic powder. The garlic powder from China is more advanced in both quality and price. The market of garlic powder in China develops with Chinese garlic cultivation. In 1998, the yield of garlic in China is just 581 MT, however in 2004, this number has increased to 1058 MT. It has increased by 82% during the five years. The main areas in China which plant garlic are Shandong, Henan, Jiangsu, Guangxi, Guangdong and Anhui. Among all these places, Jinxiang and Cangshan of Shandong province is very famous for garlic in world.
Rich garlic resource makes the garlic powder market develop well. There are many garlic powder suppliers in China. Through many years research, the usage of garlic powder has been fully developed. According to drying method, garlic powder can be divided into three kinds: spray dried garlic powder, freeze dried garlic powder, dehydrated garlic powder. Garlic powder is widely used in meat products, mixed seasoningand snacks.