3/6/2012 12:00:00 AM
In yet another first from Cargills Food City, Sri Lanka's No 1
chain has made Millionaires out of 10 Cargills Food City customers through their
'Special Christmas Surprise' promotion. The total give away of prizes
Christmas and New Year promotion was Rs 15 Million. This includes the 10 lucky
winners who walked away with Rs 1 Million each at the awards ceremony held in
The draw to pick the 10 winners was held on February 3, 2012 before the media
and officials of the Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs.
Accordingly the winners are Mr. A.J. M. Rilwan who shopped at the Makola outlet,
Mr. R.B. Gunarathne from Fort, Ms. N.S.Jayaratne from Pelawatta, Mr. R.M.
Siddiek who shopped at Jawatta outlet, Ms. V. Nandhani from Tangalle, Mr. R.M.N.
Rajapakshe from Dankotuwa, Mr. M.P. Jayaweera who shopped at Pannala, Ms.
P.A.D.N. Lakshani from Nittambuwa, Mr. S.S.A. Ajith from Boralasgamuwa and Mr.
S.H.B Dissanayake who shopped at Kandy have all won Rs 1 Million each and
received their cash cheques from Mr. Sidath Kodikara, Chief Operating Officer-
Retail, Cargills (Ceylon) PLC (a member of CT Holding Group).
Commenting on the big give away Mr Kodikara noted, "Cargills has
make its mark as a initiator by not only providing benefits to consumers but
also strengthening the farmer community and empowering the youth through job
creation in the rural areas of Sri Lanka. This strategy has yielded success for
Cargills Food City. Cargills has been consistently delivering well beyond
consumer expectation in every aspect of its business."
He added, "At Cargills we conduct our businesses in a manner that
engages consumers in a truly unique way not only by rewarding the customers but
buy providing the best possible prices to the masses at a time where prices of
goods and services are escalating due to various external factors. Innovation
goes hand in hand with our products, services, or promotions, which has been the
hallmark of this exciting promotion as well. I take this opportunity to thank
all our customers who provide us the inspiration to keep raising our bar thereby
supporting us to remain successful. I also congratulate the lucky winners and
thank them for their patronage which has been well rewarded."