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GI Tag to Assam’s Judima Wine Rice

  • Category
    Economy
  • Published
    5th Oct, 2021

Context

Judima, a home-made rice wine of Assam’s Dimasa tribe has become the first traditional brew in all of northeast to bag a Geographical Indication (GI) tag.

 Key -points about Judima

  • Judima is a rice wine made from sticky rice, which is steamed and mixed with traditional herbs called Thembra (Acacia pennata).
  • The wine is a specialty of the Dimasa tribe of the state and has a distinct sweet taste.
  • It takes around one week to prepare.
  • It can be stored for years.
  • It is a local traditional drink, the citizens wanted to brand it and ensure its preservation for the future and that’s why they formed a group and applied for the GI tag.

Other Recent GI Tagged Products from Assam

  • Chokuwa Rice of Assam (2019)
  • KajiNemu (a type of lemon) (2020)
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