India’s ‘First Coffee’ Along with Four Others Obtains GI Tag

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India’s ‘First Coffee’ Along with Four Others Obtains GI Tag

  • The Geographical Indications Registry granted the Geographical Indication (GI) tag to the following varieties of coffee on March 1, 2019.
    1. Bababudangiri Arabica Coffee – Chikmagalur district, Karnataka (also known as birthplace of coffee in India)
    2. Chikmagalur Arabica Coffee – Chikmagalur district, Karnataka
    3. Coorg Arabica Coffee – Kodagu district, Karnataka
    4. Wayanad Robusta Coffee – Wayanad district, Kerala
    5. Araku Valley Arabica Coffee – around Visakhapatnam district, Andhra Pradesh and Koraput district, Odisha