Mangalwedha Jowar is very popular in Maharashtra. It is a traditional crop which grows well only at Mangalwedha Taluka of Solapur District. Farmers in Mangalwedha Taluka cultivate Maldandi Jowar for more than a hundred years. Its taste is sweet and it is good for human consumption. Moreover cattle like fodder of Maldandi Jowar. Milk quality of cows and buffaloes who consume Fodder of Maldandi Jowar is also good which contains more fats. Maldandi Jowar is good for human consumption as well as for animals. It was registered as one of the Geographical Indication from Maharashtra on 31 Mar 2016.