Fortune Gourmet Specialities: One-Stop-Shop for Superior Quality Hygienic Sea Food

Jehangir Lawyer,Managing Director

Jehangir Lawyer

Managing Director

The food industry is growing rapidly with the power of young Indians and their love for food. Fortune Gourmet Specialities banks on this opportunity by masterfully meeting the growing needs of the food industry through its well-designed product portfolio, which assists chefs as a one-stop-shop for all their requirements, whether the cuisine is Japanese, Oriental, Thai, European or Indian. Started in 1969 as a cheese specialist, Fortune has rapidly expanded its offerings to include a wide range of products like Pork Salumi – Charcuteri, Raw Meats, Bakery & Confectionery products. Jehangir Lawyer (Managing Director) works with partners worldwide to personally source seafood products like Chilean Sea Bass from Patagonian Sea, Australian Barramundi, New Zealand Mussels and Scallops from U.S. to name a few, with necessary certifications like MSC and SFF. The company gets these seafood products with minimal protective glazing to protect them and provide maximum yield to customers.

Intrinsic Resources and Services
Frozen seafood is not inferior to
fresh seafood when time, temperature and cleanliness are maintained properly and Fortune stands out from others by strictly abiding to these principles. Seafood products are immediately frozen on the vessel or at sea shore by the company to ensure minimum manual handling and sustain the hygiene & quality of the products. The company is renowned for having one of the best temperature-controlled logistics in chilled & frozen setup in India, which has been implemented across eight branches in the country for facilitating customers to receive hygienic & clean products,and to prevent bacterial growth.

Fortune continuously strives to introduce new products in the portfolio, helping chefs innovate their menu

Fortune’s mother warehouse is equipped with WMS system, which helps in location tracking of the bins where goods are stored. Transportation vendors deployed have facility to track and trace vehicle location and temperature on a real-time basis. All their primary and last mile deliveries happen through Fortune owned refer vehicles, which ensure the product’s optimal temperature & hygiene. Keen on understanding and meeting customers individual and specialist requirements, Fortune’s services are tailored to add real value to the end product through an uncompromised commitment to quality. In fact, it
offers them the highest level of personal services like menu development, recipe suggestions and presentation ideas.

Future Prospective
Being honoured with the Supply Chain Excellence Award by Tata Strategic Management Group in association with CNBC TV 18, and recognized by WICA, FIFI & APEDA, Fortune is on the right path for a prosperous future. Steered by an experienced management team, this ISO 22000 certified company’s 256 people strong team (especially the backend team), which undergoes a rigorous bi-annual training calendar (covering product handling procedure, stacking & storage norms, health & hygiene norms for food handlers, adherence to HACCP benchmark and more) serves as the foundation for the company’s accomplishments. No wonder, it caters to top-notch clientele such as Taj Hotels, Oberoi Hotels, Oberoi Flight Services, Marriott Hotels & Resorts, and Impresario Group among others.

Fortune continuously strives to introduce new products in the portfolio, helping chefs innovate their menu. Witnessing 28-32 percent revenue growth both in food services and retail sector in the last few years, the company is confident of maintaining this constant growth pattern for the next few years. “We have put in a vision document in place for next 10 years which will act as a guiding principle for all cross functional and help us to keep growing organically,” concluded Jehangir.