The succulent Banganapalle mango has bought a Geographical Indicator tag, creating Andhra Pradesh the proprietor of the selection know for its sweetness.
The Registrar of Geographical Indications Registry, Chennai, O P Gupta has accorded the registration adhering to an application from the horticulture commissioner, Andhra Pradesh.
The Andhra Pradesh authorities is now the registered proprietor of the GI tag for these mangoes, normally hailed as “the king of fruits”.
A GI tag suggests that the product comes from a particular region.
Banganapalle mangoes have been developed for more than 100 years in the point out. It is also recognised as Beneshan, Baneshan, Benishan, Chappatai and Safeda. Other than, they are also known as Banaganapalli, Banginapalli, Banaganapalle.
The fruits can keep their excellent under cold storage even up to 3 months, the Andhra Pradesh authorities mentioned in its files trying to find the GI tag.
“The outstanding attribute of Banganapalle mangoes is that their skin has pretty light places, stone is oblong in form and has pretty slender seed with sparse and delicate fibre all more than,” it mentioned.
The key centre of origin of the fruit is Kurnool district comprising Banaganapalle, Paanyam and Nandyal mandals, in accordance to Andhra Pradesh authorities which mentioned Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra as secondary centres of origin.
The authorities has also stated Khammam, Mahabubnagar, Rangareddy, Medak and Adilabad districts in Telangana as secondary centres of origin.
Submitting files for evidence of origin, it also cited historical data like a “war fund seal (Banganapally-Condition Madras War Fund Seal).”
A brand far too is in put which capabilities a bright yellow fruit all-around which the tagline states “Banganappalle Mangoes of Andhra Pradesh,” with illustrations or photos of a person and a female who appear to be to be farmers.
According to an affidavit furnished in 2011 by the then Andhra Pradesh commissioner of horticulture, I Rani Kumudini, just about 7.68 lakh family members, were being associated in the generation of Banganapalle mangoes.
About 5,five hundred tonnes of Banganappalle selection of mangoes were being staying exported annually to international locations like the US and United kingdom.
Even though the annual turnover of Banaganapalle mangoes was approximately Rs one,461 crore, exports were being to the tune of Rs twenty.68 crore, she had mentioned.
GI is included under the Mental Residence Legal rights and the Trade Connected Features of Mental Residence Legal rights.
A GI tag certifies the origin of a product or generate from a individual region, as the excellent or other capabilities of the product is attributable only to the put of its origin.
The tag assists farmers or brands as the scenario may perhaps be to get a greater selling price in the sector.
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