Darjeeling’s green and white teas get GI tag

The green tea and white tea of Darjeeling have been registered as a geographical indication (GI) products in the country. These two varieties of Darjeeling tea have been registered under Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act 1999, with effect from October 2019. This will “strengthen the protection of the intellectual property rights of the Darjeeling tea” which is considered as “niche and luxury” products in the country and abroad.

Source: The Business Standard

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