GANJAM KEWDA FLOWER
Kewda, also spelt Kewra is an extract from the male flowers of the screw-pine tree. A native to the tropics, the Ganjam Kewda Flowers registered (on Application No. 229) under the Geographical Indications (GI) of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act by Government of India. Kewda scent is produced in Chhatrapur, Brahmapur, Gopalpur, and Jagannathpur in district of Ganjam, Odisha. Although kewda plants can be found through most of India, 90% of the commercial production of the kewda flower is estimated to occur in the Odisha state. Ganjam Kewda Flower Of Odisha received the Geographical Indication of India tag on 19/03/2013.