Karnataka’s ‘Sirsi Supari’ Gets Geographic Indication (GI) tag

‘Sirsi Supari’

Karnataka’s ‘Sirsi Supari’ Gets Geographic Indication (GI) tag

  • Arecanut, which is also known as supari or betel nut, is the latest sector to enter into the Geographic Indication (GI) tag list.

  • The Registrar of Geographical Indications issued Geographic Indication (GI) tag on March 4, 2019 to the ‘Sirsi Supari’ grown in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka.

  • This ‘Sirsi Supari’  is a specialty of the state and is cultivated in Yellapura, Siddapura and Sirsi taluks.