Two foods of India have recently received the Geographical Indication (GI) tag - the Manipuri black rice and the Kashmiri Saffron.
Introduced in 2003, India has more than 350 GI tagged products till date. It is generally given to indigenous agricultural products, food items, handicrafts etc.
GI tag expands to Geographical Indication tag, and is accorded to products that have characteristics that are unique to the place of its origin.
The GI tag implies that these ladoos are officially acknowledged as originating from Ayodhya and possessing the distinct qualities associated with the region.
Mithila Makhana is makhana (fox nuts) grown in the Mithila region of Bihar. Read on to know more.
The West Bengal government is planning to get Geographical Identification (GI) tag for four traditional sweetmeat delicacies of the state with a view to protect them from imitations and for exporting them in future.
Odisha Red Ant Chutney: Odisha's famed "Kai Chutney," made from red weaver ants, has been awarded with the prestigious Geographical Indication (GI) tag on January 2, 2024
Here we bring you some of the most popular varieties of Indian chillies that have been granted the Geographical Indication (GI) tag. Read on to know more.
The first batch of Joynagarer moa was recently shipped to Bahrain. The delicious puffed rice ladoo got its much-coveted Geographical Indication or GI tag in the year 2015.
The sweet and syrupy debate has been settled in favour of West Bengal. But here's the catch - the GI tag has been granted only for "Banglar Rasogolla" which translates to ' Rasogolla of Bengal', ...