GI tag Current Affairs, GK & News

GI certified Madurai Jasmine Flowers exported to US, Dubai

Geographical Indications (GI) certified Madurai jasmine and other traditional flowers like lily, button rose, chamanthi, and marigold were exported to United States and United Arab Emirates (UAE) on July 8, 2021 from Tamil Nadu. Key Points This will fulfil the need of Indian diaspora for fresh flowers for deities at home and temples. These flowers ..

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Exports of GI certified Bhalia wheat from Gujarat begins

First shipment of Geographical Indication (GI) certified Bhalia variety of wheat was exported to Kenya and Sri Lanka from Gujarat, giving a boost to wheat exports. About Bhalia Variety of Wheat GI certified wheat has high protein content and has sweet taste. It is grown mostly across Bhal region of Gujarat. It is also grown ..

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GI certified Jalgaon Banana exported to Dubai

Consignment of fibre & mineral rich “Jalgaon Banana” was exported to Dubai on June 16, 2021, marking a major boost to exports. Key Points Jalgaon Banana is Geographical Indications (GI) certified agricultural produce from Jalgaon district of Maharashtra. Twenty-two metric tonnes of Jalgaon banana were sourced from progressive farmers of Tandalwadi village. This village is ..

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India exports GI certified ‘Jardalu’ Mangoes to UK

Bihar exported the first commercial consignment of GI certified Jardalu mangoes from Bhagalpur to the United Kingdom. Jardalu mangoes from Bhagalpur district were given GI certification in 2018. Highlights Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority, (APEDA) in collaboration with Bihar government, Indian High Commission & Invest India, exported Jardalu mangoes. Mangoes were packed ..

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Bihar’s Shahi Litchi exported to UK by Air Route

India has exported first consignment of GI-certified Shahi Litchi from Bihar to United Kingdom by air route on May 24, 2021. What is GI Tag? Geographical indication (GI) tag is given to an agricultural, natural or a manufactured product such as handicraft and industrial goods which are originating from definite geographical territory. The tag provides ..

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