Odisha famous Kandhamal Haladi bags GI tag
Bhubaneswar: The quintessential turmeric from Kandhamal has got itself the revered and much-sought-after Geographical Indications (GI) tag.
Referred to as the Kandhamal Haladi, this cash crop of the tribal dominated region, famous for its healing properties is the 18th product from Odisha to have earned itself a GI tag.
Phulbani-based Kandhamal Apex Spices Association for Marketing had registered the spice under the name ‘Kandhamal Haladi’ with the application number ‘610’ in December last year.
‘Kandhamal Haladi’ has healing properties and is used for domestic, medicinal and cosmetic purposes.