Fun Ketchup Facts


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1. The 57 on Heinz ketchup bottles represents the number of varieties of pickles the company once had.
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2. Ed Sheeran has a ketchup bottle tattooed on his arm.
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3. Ketchup can be used to clean copper pots and pans. The acid in ketchup removes tarnish and brings out the shine.
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4. Ketchup was originally made with mushrooms, not tomatoes.
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5. Ketchup flows out of a glass Heinz bottle at a rate of .028 miles per hour.
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6. The word "fancy" in "Fancy Ketchup" refers to its higher specific gravity relative to standard ketchup.
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7. Ketchup and catsup are the same thing—Heinz called his product ketchup to help it stand out from his competitors who were peddling catsup.
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8. The best area to squeeze on a Heinz ketchup bottle to ensure smooth ketchup flow is where it says "57"

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