Erode gets GI tag for regional turmeric

Erode Manjal Vanigargal Matrum Kidangu Urimaiyalargal Sangham a farmers body in Tamil Nadu has successfully received GI tag for turmeric grown in Erode district in Tamil Nadu. The product GI tag has been added in Geographical Indication Registry which protects Erode turmeric as a traditional cultivar of the region.

The product is unique in shape and also has distinct curcumin content in turmeric. It may be noted that, the association has applied for the same in the year.

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