India gives "king of sweets" a geographical tag to end bitter rivalry - News Summed Up

India gives "king of sweets" a geographical tag to end bitter rivalry


Luscious rosogolla, or sweet cheese balls dripping with sugar syrup, have long been a favourite dessert across the Indian subcontinent and among the diaspora. But two eastern states, West Bengal and Odisha, have been arguing over the origins of rosogolla, which means a ball of sweet. Customers purchase ‘Rosogolla’, popularly known as the king of Indian sweets, inside a sweet shop in Kolkata, India, Nov 14, 2017. ReutersOn Tuesday, the federal commerce and industry ministry ruled that the sweet originated from West Bengal, giving it the coveted "geographical indications" tag. West Bengal's chief minister Mamata Banerjee welcomed the decision saying in a Twitter post it was "sweet news for us all".


Source: bd News24 November 14, 2017 13:18 UTC


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