Kari Ishad Mango

2023 JUN 15

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Why in news?

  • The Kari Ishad mango has bagged the Geographical Indication (GI) tag.

About Kari Ishad Mango:

  • The Kari Ishad mango is grown in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka.
  • It is accepted as one of the finest quality mangoes due to its unique aroma, luscious taste, and high amount of pulp, shape, and size.
  • Each panicle usually bears one fruit. The fruit has a short shelf life of about five days.
  • It has two variants:
    • Kari Ishad, which has thin skin, more pulp and is sweeter
    • Bili Ishad, which has thick skin and less pulp and sweetness


   GI tags                  : States

1. Kari Ishad Mango : Karnataka

2. Gulbarga Toor Dal : Odisha

3. Kandhamal Haldi  : Bihar

How many of the pairs given above is/are correct?

(a) Only one

(b) Only two

(c) All three

(d) None