Buderim Ginger, of South-East Queensland, Australia, has reported a post-tax loss of A$131,000 (US$72,000) for the first half of this year, a major difference from the A$452,000 profit that the company reported for the same period last year. Buderim, which makes assorted ginger products including pickled ginger and ginger marmalade, admits that the loss was expected.