A Study of Geographical Indication (GI) System for Food Stuffs in India

Dr. Sandip S Tapkir
2020 International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology  
India being known for its oldest civilization with its rich culture and tradition with special emphasis toward food and culture. We find much diverse food and culture in its gastronomical study. Although, food stuff contributing only 3.9% of registered GIs. Special attention need to be given by the stake holders (public and private). The present research paper attempts to look into the status and system of GI and trade practices in food stuff. This is to highlight the role of GIs to protect the
more » ... GIs to protect the importance of origin of food stuffs and its culture and tradition. Further these GI food tags are pride of Indian cultural diets, extensively followed by the world. The majorities of food stuffs are unidentified and legally unprotected and the consumers are also not aware of the same. This is to give brief indication about how GI considerations of pursuing and protecting Indian Food stuff is essential and we must give attention to register maximum food stuffs to protect originality of the food and culture which is necessary to do so.
doi:10.38124/ijisrt20sep519 fatcat:kpth4yby6ndp3f4zf5jejtg3ky