Fortune Brand Unveils Plans for Ram Mandir Consecration Celebrations in Ayodhya
Bhubaneswar: As the holy city of Ayodhya gears up for the consecration of Ram Mandir on January 22, Adani Wilmar, one of the largest Food & FMCG companies in India, unveils its plans to join the celebrations on this historic occasion.
The company, under its renowned brand Fortune, has curated a series of delightful activities that promise to add to the festive spirit. Mr. Vineeth Viswambharan, Associate Vice President, Marketing and Sales, Adani Wilmar, stated, “Fortune is excited to be a part of these celebrations. The Ram Mandir consecration celebrations in Ayodhya hold immense significance to those who will gather at Ayodhya from across the globe. We have planned to fascinate visitors with a carefully curated range of special traditional delicacies befitting the occasion, all prepared entirely using the range of Fortune products.”
In keeping with Fortune’s brand sentiment of ‘Ghar ka khana, ghar ka khana hota hai’, the focus is on celebrating the joys of some traditional home-cooked specialties. Towards this, the brand has crafted some impactful and memorable activations to engage visitors:
• Jalebi Sampling Spree: Over seven days, Fortune plans to distribute over 25,000 delightful jalebis shaped in the form of the ‘Bloom’, which is the ‘Fortune logo’. This innovative activation is poised to create a buzz during the celebrations, serving as a sweet ode to Lord Rama, whose favoured dessert was Jalebi.
• Fortune Special Pakoda Platter: Fortune will introduce a unique pakoda platter, made exclusively with the brand’s products, at 10 snack shops across the city. This 15-day campaign promises to add a delightful twist to the beloved local snack.
• Fortune Mega-Bhog: Fortune is set to organise a one-day event of bhog on a grand scale. This’mega-bhog’ will feature a delicious feast, prepared with the brand’s products, for over 5,000 people.
Additionally, plans are afoot for impactful below-the-line (BTL) activities such as gate branding, hoardings, shopboards, and kiosks to capture the attention of the large congregation of devotees who will gather in Ayodhya.
Simultaneously, the brand is also leveraging television with its sponsorship for the entire duration of the Shrimad Ramayana, which coincides with the celebrations at Ayodhya. The sponsorship will integrate Fortune Master Brand, Chakki Fresh Atta, Soyabean Oil, Mustard Oil, Soya Nuggets, Besan, Rice Bran Oil, and Kohinoor Basmati Rice. Television commercials for all these categories will be on air for this duration.