Vazhakulam Pineapple

GI Number - 130

About

Vazhakulam, the city of Pineapples is known for the sweetest pineapples of India. Vazhakulam pineapples is called as the heavenly fruit for its large size, Immense Juice and exquisite aroma, a true tropical flavour with immense health benefits…

Uniqueness of Vazhakulam Pineapple

  • Excessively Juicy when compared to other varieties.

  • Large Size (1.3-1.6 kg).

  • Sweetest Pineapples (14-16 degree brix or Sugar Content).

  • Golden Yellow and Crisp Flesh.

  • Originally Introduced by Portuguese from Brazil.

Interesting Facts

  • Pineapples are International symbols of welcome.

  • A symbolic way of saying “you are perfect”, when presented to someone.

  • Vazhakulam market is known as one of Asia’s largest pineapple market.

  • Pineapple is a large compound fruit made up of tiny individual “fruitlets”.

  • Explorer Christopher Columbus in 1493 found pineapples on Guadeloupe Island in the Caribbean. He called it “Pine of the Indians”.

Health Benefits

  • Bromelain enzyme in pineapples is what impart immense medicinal properties to the fruit., It a cure for diarrhea and indigestion and helps in maintaining ideal weight and balanced nutrition.Enhances Micro cell life in the Body.

  • 100 gm of pineapple contain: 87% water, 2.3 gm of edible fiber, 50 mg of vitamin C, high level of potassium, manganese, folic acid, vitamin B1 and B2. Hence Pineapples is one of the world’s most nutritious food items.

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 TAG CERTIFICATES

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.

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