Sacrifice

Forget Blood Sacrifice! Today’s Discerning Ghosts Prefer Strawberry Fanta

Image: Patrick Winn

In Thailand, it’s customary to offer food to the spirits or ghosts of one’s ancestors – you often see “spirit houses” with offerings of fruits, fried rice, and flowers. But what about thirsty ghosts? Skip the blood sacrifice, because today’s discerning ghosts prefer Strawberry Fanta:

Fanta has been a choice spirit offering for decades — so long that millennial Thais often find this phenomenon…