Grey Ginger This page first published: Oct 26, 2004 · Updated: Jun 6, 2018 · by CooksInfo. Copyright © 2021 · This web site may contain affiliate links · This web site generates income via ads · Information on this site is copyrighted. Taking whole pages for your website is theft and will be DCMA'd. See re-use information. Grey ginger is an old term that was used to mean ginger sold as a largish piece with its grey skin still on.