Geographical Indication

The quest for a GI tag

Asian countries soon realized the potential of this unique form of protection being extended to their indigenous domestic interests.

Free rosogollas to celebrate Rosogolla Divasa

Bengal’s GI application had said the rosogolla had been born as the granular danadar or ‘delta rosogolla’ which was modified into the soft, spongy rosogolla that was first seen in Fulia, Nadia, and later went to Bagbazar in Kolkata in the 1860s, said Dipanjan Dey, a research worker on sweets and a college teacher in Krishnagar.

Crown for the king

The government has eventually granted the Geographical Indication (GI) tag to the Alphonso Mango from Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg and other adjoining…