Bangalore Rose Onion gets GI tag

The ‘Bangalore Rose Onion,’ which is exclusively grown in Bangalore, has managed to get the most desirable Geographical Indication tag. It is the 217th product in India to get the tag. The Bangalore Rose Onion tag means that this onion is grown in one of the 16 taluks of Bengaluru rural, Kolar and Doddaballapur. Bangalore…

Fake Dharwad Pedha in the Market.

A sweet delicacy of Karnataka , The ‘Dharwad Pedha’ (80) may have acquired a Geographical Indication (GI) tag since 2008, but bakeries and sweetmeat shops across Bangalore have been selling pedhas using the brand name ‘Dharwad’. It is a well known fact that, once a GI tag is obtained to a product, it is mandatory…