GI tag for Andhra's Banganapalle mango

Chennai
4 May 2017

The succulent Banganapalle mango has got a Geographical Indication (GI) tag, making Andhra Pradesh the proprietor of the variety know for its sweetness.
The Registrar of Geographical Indications Registry, Chennai, O P Gupta has accorded the registration following an application from Horticulture Commissioner, Andhra Pradesh.
The Andhra Pradesh government is the registered proprietor of the GI tag for mangoes, often hailed as "the king of fruits." (PTI)