13.Rana Pratap Sengar, the guy who has been playing Ramesh in the iconic Ramesh-Suresh 5-Star ads for 11 YEARS, was initially rejected during auditions. But he returned the next day, wearing sunglasses, posing as the rejected guy's brother, and landed the gig.
14.Almost 2.6 crore Hajmola tablets are consumed in India daily.
15.Munch was released by Nestle as a ₹5 price warrior to tilt the choco-wafer market in favour of Nestle, following the stalemate between Kitkat and Perk. Munch ended up eating into Kitkat's market share and forced Perk to launch Perk Glucose.
16.While Center Shock was initially a big hit, it could not sustain because no one liked the taste of a candy meant to bank on prank value.
17.Alpenliebe literally hit a goldmine by launching Alpenliebe Gold, as Indians who are besotted with anything "gold" helped drive up sales.
18.Remember the "Khooni Kaun Hai?" contest by Mentos that dragged for months? It turns out the killer wasn't any of the suspects, but a mosquito vaporizer.
19.Polo is actually an abbreviation of "polar", referencing the cool, fresh taste of the mint.
20.The "Boom Boom Boomer Man" in Boomer commercials, introduced in 1995, became so popular among kids that it had its own mini-series on TV, and a spot on the children's monthly Tinkle.
21.Ever wondered why Cadbury Eclairs was renamed as Choclairs? That's because it was made to give up its trademark on the name "Eclairs" by a Gujarat court at ITC's behest which produces Candyman Choco Eclairs.