The key to ensuring the heritage of Scotch isn’t diluted – Scottish Field

The Scotch whisky, and drinks industry in general, has been busying itself with two major changes which are set to mix up the sector in the coming year. Minimum pricing has just been introduced in Scotland, with calls for England and Wales to follow suit gathering momentum.

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Get Geographical Indication tags for Indori Poha, Mawa jalebi: EXIM tells Madhya Pradesh government

The Export and Import Bank (EXIM) of India has suggested to the Madhya Pradesh government to seek Geographical Indication (GI) tags for Indori Poha and the Burhanpuri delicacy, Mawa Jalebi. After carrying out a study titled “Export Strategy for Madhya Pradesh”, the Exim Bank has suggested the government to seek GI tags for the Poha and Mawa Jalebi, as per a press release issued by the state government.

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Assam: Cross-pollination threatens tea’s originality

325 sub-species pose a challenge; IIT expert suggests frequent tests for purity.. Tea garden workers at work at an estate in Assam. Guwahati: The gradual loss of original characteristics of Assam tea varieties has left the plantation industry worried after an IIT-Guwahati professor’s research has flagged the hazards of excessive cross-pollination of tea plants.

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Odisha ready for rasagolla queries

The Odisha government is hopeful of getting geographical indication (GI) tag for “Odisha rasagolla”.

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GI tag for Rasagola: Odisha to submit data by August 1st week

Read more about GI tag for Rasagola: Odisha to submit data by August 1st week on Business Standard. The Odisha government on Wednesday said it would furnish detailed information seeking Geographical Indication (GI) tag for ‘Odishara Rasagola’ by the first week of August.

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Why the Rasagola War is not over yet

After spending a late summer vacation of nine days at his aunt’s place, popularly known as Rath Yatra, Lord Jagannath along with his siblings, has returned to the grand road or Bada Danda near the temple but still sitting pretty on his chariot.

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Music video on Rasagola to be launched today

BHUBANESWAR:Famed singer Susmita Das will launch her music video titled ‘Rasagola’ at Bhanja Kala Mandap, here on Monday. The occasion marks a part of the rituals of Rath Yatra at Puri. As per the ritual, Lord Jagannath offers Rasagola to Goddess Laxmi for appeasing the deity of wealth.

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Plea against GI tag for Rajkot Patola rejected

Deputy Registrar of Geographical Indications, Chennai, has dismissed plea by Patan Double Ikat Patola Weavers’ Association against application for GI tag for Rajkot Patola filed by Rajkot District Weavers Association. In 2012, Rajkot District Weavers Association had filed an application to register Rajkot Patola, as a Geographical Indication.

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Now, get high on heritage liquor – Times of India

Representative image BENGALURU: Several startup spirit makers are looking to give India a taste of its own heritage liquor, albeit in a purer and distilled form. Such drinks have always been popular among millions of tribal people, but have never come to the forefront as they were considered second-grade compared to the imported and Indian-Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) due to their manufacturing process and safety.

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Kesar Mango season ends officially – Times of India

RAJKOT: The official season of Kesar Mango will end today with the last day of auction at Talala market yard. Talala is the hub of Kesar Mango in the county which has got global recognition as Gir Kesar Mango after granted Geographical Indication (GI) tag.

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Tamil Nadu’s own ‘seeraga samba’ in line for Geographical Indication tag – Times of India

CHENNAI: The tiny, but immensely popular and pricey, seeraga samba may well become the first rice variety from Tamil Nadu to get the Geographical Indication (GI) tag. The rice variety is named after seeragam, the Tamil name for cumin seeds, since the rice is as fine as the condiment.

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Haleem delight: Asaf Jah legacy to GI tag – Times of India

HYDERABAD: Ramzan is set to conclude later this week, and so is the Haleem season. Over the decades Haleem has become synonymous with Ramzan in Hyderabad, with hundreds of outlets selling the special dish during Iftar.

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After mango, litchi from state on international map – Times of India

Representative Image KOLKATA: It is the Bengal litchi’s turn to expand footprint after the state mango made its mark in Europe last year. Even though Bengal litchi is not as well known as the Muzaffarpur variety from Bihar, it has made its cut to Europe for the first time this year.

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The German whisky with a ‘Scottish’ name

When a German drinker looks at the range of drinks available at a bar and sees the word Glen on a bottle, what does that evoke? A stag surveying a misty Scottish loch, where an artisan distillery works its magic on the purest of mountain water. Or a municipality in Baden-Württemberg?

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