Mancurad mango, bebinca among 5 Goan items awaiting GI tag: Goa agriculture minister Ravi Naik

Over the past two years, Goa has submitted a total of five proposals for the geographical indication (GI) tag, for items unique to the state — mancurad mango, bebinca, Taleigao brinjal, coconut feni, and the seven-sided okra (saat-shiro bhendo). This was revealed by agriculture minister Ravi Naik, responding to a question tabled by Fatorda MLA Vijai Sardesai, a former agriculture minister. The five items are currently awaiting the GI tag.