Goa government classified its country liquor, Feni as Heritage Spirit of Goa

Mar 18, 2016 12:09 IST

FeniGoa government on 17 March 2016 classified the country liquor, Feni as Heritage Spirit of Goa.  Feni is the form of spirit produced exclusively in the coastal state.

Feni is the first liquor product in the country to obtain such status and got its Geographical Indication (GI) certification in 2000.

It used in various cultural traditions, cuisines and is well known for its medicinal value also. Hence, the Government opined not categorise it as country liquor as it is presently defined under the Goa Excise Duty Act, 1964 and proposed to bring an amendment to the Act.

Feni is a brew made from coconut or cashew fruits and is synonymous with the Goan ethos and identity.

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