other States, or for that matter palm jaggery, does not lend the original taste
to the Maharashtrian delicacy. This variety of jaggery is made in Kolhapur
district of western Maharashtra, which is the sugar capital of the State. It is
preferred by customers across the country because of the unique taste and
aroma. Kolhapuri Jaggery is protected
under Intellectual property rights after getting Geographical Indication (GI)
tag on 31/03/2014.