GI Certified Jalgaon Banana Exported to Dubai

17 June 2021 Current Affairs:On June 16, 2021, a consignment of fibre and mineral-rich “Jalgaon Banana” was exported to Dubai, providing a significant boost to exports.

Highlights:
Jalgaon Banana is a Geographical Indications (GI) certified agricultural product from Maharashtra’s Jalgaon district. 
Progressive farmers in Tandalwadi village provided 22 metric tonnes of Jalgaon bananas. This village is located in the Maharashtra district of Jalgaon.
Jalgaon District is a designated banana cluster under the Agri Export Policy and is known as Maharashtra’s “Banana City.” It accounts for two-thirds of the state’s total banana production.
 

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