Odisha Rasagola gets GI Tag

  • Odisha Rasagola gets Geographical Indication(GI) Tag from Registrar of Geographical Indication under Geographical Indication of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act 1999
  • ‘Odisha Rasagola’ is a sweet from the state of Odisha made of chhena cooked in sugar syrup, which is very soft to feel, is juicy and can be swallowed without teeth pressure.
  • The application further says Odisha Rasagolas are white in colour with round shape (non‐ spherical).
  • Both Odisha and West Bengal have been contesting the origin of the rasagola.