Nanjangud Banana

GI Number – 35


If you haven’t tasted Nanjangud Banana, then you have never tasted a banana in the first place. The World-Famous Banana Variety known as Nanjangud Rasabale has tickled the taste buds of people for centuries and is now grown only by few hobbyist farmers and sought mostly by the elite for its rarity and price.

Uniqueness of Nanjangud Banana

  • Known for its Sweetness and Flavor.

  • Medium size and gall formation in the pulp.

  • Red freckles on Skin when ripe.

  • Distinct aroma when ripens fully.

  • Long shelf life (14 days once it starts ripening).

Interesting Facts

  • Humans share roughly 60% of their DNA with bananas.

  • Bananas are believed to have originated 10,000 years ago.

  • Few Scientists believe banana to be the world’s first fruit.

  •  In 327 BC, when Alexander and his army invaded India, he discovered banana crop in the Indian Valleys. After tasting this unusual fruit for the first time, he introduced this new discovery to the Western world.

  •  Fruit of the Wise Men!!!!!! The scientific name for banana is musa-sapientum, which translates to “fruit of the wise men”.

Health Benefits

  • Bananas contain a fair amount of fiber, as well as several antioxidants. One medium sized banana (118 grams) also contains, only about 105 calories and consists almost exclusively of water and carbs. Bananas contain very little protein and almost no fat.

  • A children who ate just one banana per day had a 34% less chance of developing asthma.

  •  Bananas do have several features that should make them a weight loss friendly. Bananas contain relatively few calories. An average banana contains just over 100 calories, yet it is also very nutritious and filling.

  •  Even the banana’s skin has its uses. It is great for treating skin conditions like psoriasis and acne. 

About us

GI TAGGED is a “one stop store” of  products having conferred with the prestigious Geographical Indications Tagged Status. Our customers need not travel to a place to buy its renowned products, for we procure, produce and market GI Tag products in accordance with Government of India’s “Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act 1999” and by adhering to the mandates as mentioned in the GI registry. Hence our motto “from the very land to your hand”.

No Vendor Mechanism

All products are developed and procured from the company’s region specific Strategic Business Units called as GI Panchayats, a forum of Artisans, Weavers and Producers, ensuring Accountability, Exclusivity, Quality and Affordability.


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GI (Geographical Indication) is a sign used on a product which cannot be replicated anywhere else in the world with its exact uniqueness and Quality except the indicated geographical region.

Products that indicate a unique quality obtained from a specific region due to traditional practices, vegetation, topography are called as GI Products. These products cannot be replicated anywhere else in the world with the exact uniqueness and specialties.

Geographical Indications (GI) is a sign used on products to indicate its specific geographical region of Origin and its unique qualities imparted from that geographical region.

The Indian Parliament passed Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act in December 1999 for providing registration and protection of GI products in India. This act came into force with effect from 15 September 2003.
The Act is administered by the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks, who is also the Registrar of Geographical Indications.

As of January 2020, a total of 367 products from India have been conferred with the prestigious GI Tag Status. Check out the list of GI Tag Products in India Here.

Geographical Indication Tag is conferred for Agricultural Products, Handlooms & Textiles, Foodstuffs, Wine and Spirit, Handicrafts.

In World there are around 60,000 GI Tag Products, to name a few | Champagne from the Champagne region of France | Tequila from the city of Tequila, Mexico | Swiss made Watches | Antep baklava sweet of Turkey | Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese produced in the provinces of Parma and Reggio Emilia of Italy.

Karnataka has the highest number of GI Tagged Products.