South Korea to get its first taste of A.P.’s Banganapalle mangoes
- Banganapalle Benisha is a mango variety generally known as The King of Mangoes, named after Banganapalle.
- An unspoilt obliquely oval specimen presents an unblemished golden yellow thin edible skin. These mangoes are large sized, weighing on an average 350-400 grams. The pulp is fibreless, firm and yellow with sweet taste.
- Banaganapalle Mangoes received a geographical indication tag in May 2017. Banaganapalle mangoes have been grown for over 100 years in Andhra Pradesh
- A geographical indication (GI) is a name or sign used on products which corresponds to a specific geographical location or origin (e.g., a town, region, or country).
- The use of a geographical indication, as an indication of the product’s source, acts as a certification that the product possesses certain qualities, is made according to traditional methods, or enjoys a good reputation due to its geographical origin
Some products with GI Tags
- Kandhamal Haladi-Agricultural-Odisha
- Kodaikanal Malai Poondu-Agricultural– Tamil Nadu
- Khola Chilli-Agricultural-Goa
- Idu Mishmi Textile-Handicraft– Arunachal Pradesh
- Dindigul Locks-Manufactured– Tamil Nadu