This lot of lemongrass comes from Thailand and is certified organic, and free from any GMO's. Although most lemongrass comes from China we prefer the lemongrass that is organically grown in Thailand. Lemongrass has a sweet lemon flavor without the tartness of lemon. It is often used in cooking or tea blending. This is a First Grade Lemongrass and is processed in the tradition of air and sun. This product has not been irradiated or fumigated.