Thursday 30 March 2023

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Feni processing to be patented

After obtaining Geographical Indication (GI) status for the famous Goa Feni, researchers and producers in the coastal state are now trying to patent the process to manufacture this local brew, which is also known for ... READ

Liquor bottles to have barcode in Goa

Goa government is contemplating the possibility of barcoding liquor bottles packed in the state and sold here to counter the possibility of pilferage, a senior official said today. READ

No liquor licences till June: Goa Govt

The current ban in Goa on issuing licences for new liquor retail outlets will continue to be in effect till June end, a senior official said on Monday. READ

Goa plans to limit liquor outlets

Getting liquor outlet license would be quite tough henceforth as the state government plans to impose restrictions on it. READ

Holograms on Goa liquor to avoid adulteration

In a bid to avoid duplication and prevent adulteration, the Goa Government has decided to introduce holograms on the liquor bottles manufactured in the state. READ

CM assures partial rollback in liquor fees

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has assured to partially rollback the hike proposed in the state budget in the license fees for liquor warehouses. READ

Beer to cost Rs 4 more, IMFL Rs 20 more

Liquor prices in Goa, which is known for low cost booze, are set to go up marginally from the next month, owing to a substantial rise in warehousing rates as proposed in the state budget ... READ

10 Maharashtra police detained for illegally smuggling Goa liquor

Goa Police and excise department officials last night detained 10 personnel of neighbouring Maharashtra Police for allegedly trying to smuggle liquor worth Rs one lakh out of the coastal state. READ

No 'spurious' business with liquor any more

Those tourists intending to booze in Goa during the vacations can now do it without fear of having consumed spurious liquor. READ

Mallya also plans feni export

Vijay Mallya, India's one of the leading liquor baron-turned politician, is planning to hit the international market with Goa's world-famous Feni."Being a frequent visitor to Goa, I am familiar with Feni. I know it has ... READ