Thursday, July 6, 2017

Geographical Indication tag for Andhra Pradesh's Banganapalle mango

 The succulent Banganapalle mango has got a Geographical Indication (GI) tag, making Andhra Pradesh the proprietor of the variety knows for its sweetness.
Banganapalle mangoes have been grown for over 100 years in the state. It also known as Beneshan, Baneshan, Benishan, Chappatai and Safeda.
GI is covered under the Intellectual Property Rights and the Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS).
 A GI tag certifies the origin of a product or produce from a particular region as the quality or other features of the product are attributable only to the place of its origin.