A Set of 5 covers (out of 10) were released on 31st August 2021 at Bengaluru are as follows:
Coorg Arabica coffee is grown at an elevation of 750- 1100m MSL of Kodagu district in Karnataka. The special characteristics of washed Arabica coffee (parchment coffee) from Coorg, are its pleasant aroma with a hint of floral note and dark chocolate aftertaste while the un-washed Arabica Coffee, has strong fruity, cherry characters. The coffee Plantations bustle with honey bees.
Chikmagalur Arabica Coffee:
Chikmagalur Arabica Coffee is grown specifically in the region of Chikmagalur district, the "Coffee Land of Karnataka", The perfect roast expresses distinctive flavour profile with pleasant aroma, mild acidity, strong body with a hint of floral note. Chikmagalur's forests and wildlife sanctuaries are abundant with beautiful peacocks.
Bababudangiris Arabica Coffee is grown specifically in the central portion of Chikmagalur district in Karnataka. It is believed that Saint Bababudan brought seven "magical" beans from Yemen and planted them here.These Arabica coffees ripen slowly and are selectively hand-picked and processed by natural fermentation. The cup exhibits full body, acidity, mild flavour and striking aroma with a note of chocolate. Deers are often spotted here grazing alongside plantations abundant with full bodied Arabica coffee.
The Brand 'Mysore Silk' began in 1912 being the brain-child of His Highness, the then Maharaja of Mysore Sri Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar, for use by the members of the Royal Family only. It is a “GI" registered, only Mysore Silk Industry in the country to undertake the complete process of reeling and weaving of Silk Fabrics. Marking 109 glorious years of journey, producing pure silk crepe sarees with unique gold zari border up-holding the quality and heritage. KSIC Mysore Silk Sarees are made of the finest quality of natural silk yarn which gives an extraordinary luster. KSIC-Mysore Silk Sarees are a memorable selection for unforgettable occasions.
Dr. Babu Jagjivan Ram Leather Industries Development Corporation Ltd., was established by the Govt. of Karnataka in the year 1976 with the main objective of overall development of leather industry in Karnataka and upliftment of socio-economic conditions of the scheduled caste leather artisans in the State. The Corporation is well known by its brand L1DKAR. Kolhapuri chappals also known as "Kolhapuris' are Indian handcrafted leather footwear which are locally tanned using vegetable dyes.
Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.