Darjeeling tea Current Affairs, GK & News
Darjeeling Tea aka the Champagne of Teas is cultivated, grown, produced, manufactured and processed in certain hilly areas of Sadar, Kalimpong, Kurseong, Siliguri and Darjeeling at altitudes ranging from 600 to 2,000 meters. Its unique muscatel flavour comes due to the cool and moist climate, the soil, the rainfall and the sloping terrain. These natural ....Read More
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has been identifying new GI tagged Agri products so that they can be exported to new destinations. Overview: Geographical Indication (GI) tag is a unique identifier that is given to a product, which defines the region of origin of that product. This tag also signifies the product’s origin as ..
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The prices of Darjeeling Tea that recently received GI tag has fell by 20% to 25% due to unchecked flow of Nepal Tea into the country. Highlights Nepal Tea also known as Himalayan Tea is very similar to that of Darjeeling Tea in aroma, flavor and taste. But Nepal Tea is 50% cheaper than that ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2022
The Tirur Vettila has been granted a new Geographical Indication (GI) tag by the Geographical Indication Registry of India. What has happened? The Tirur Vettila is a betel leaf which is obtained from the trees in the Tirur and surrounding areas of Malappuram district, Kerala. The Tirur Vettila tree is renowned for its unique for ..
The Geographical Indications (GI) Registry ruled that “there is no illegality in granting the tag for the prestigious product, Darjeeling Tea,” while ignoring a correction petition attempting to get rid of the mark. The GI held in its order that “Unless a geographical indication is protected in the country of its origin, there is no ..
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