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.
A Geographical Indication is a sign used on products that have a specific geographical origin and possess qualities or a reputation that are due to that origin.
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.
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government is hopeful of getting geographical indication (GI) tag for “Odisha rasagolla”. The government, which has been asked by the GI authorities to clarify some 14 points raised by it, will shortly submit the clarifications. Odisha micro, small and medium enterprises minister Prafulla Samal said that the clarifications would be submitted by the first week of August.
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.
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.
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.
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.
KOLKATA: The GI tag for ‘Banglar Rosogolla’ has already been awarded to Bengal but the state continues to fight the ownership battle with Odisha. The latter has now filed a petition for the GI tag on ‘Odishara rasogolla’, or ‘Pahela rasogolla’, to prove that this is the original product.
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.
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.
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?