14 Cool Ketchup Facts. - Random Facts

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14 Cool ketchup facts

Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random ketchup facts.

1. The 57 on Heinz ketchup bottles represents the number of varieties of pickles the company once had.
2. Ketchup was first prepared by Romans in 300 B.C. to enhance the flavor of fish and fowl.
3. The word "fancy" in "Fancy Ketchup" refers to its higher specific gravity relative to standard ketchup.
4. Banana ketchup is popular in the Philippines.
5. Ketchup and catsup are the same thing—Heinz called his product ketchup to help it stand out from his competitors who were peddling catsup.
6. Ketchup flows out of a glass Heinz bottle at a rate of .028 miles per hour.
7. The best area to squeeze on a Heinz ketchup bottle to ensure smooth ketchup flow is where it says "57"
8. Sweden is the largest spender on ketchup. $4 per capita. Australia is second at $2.50
9. Ketchup was originally made with mushrooms, not tomatoes.
10. Ketchup can be used to clean copper pots and pans. The acid in ketchup removes tarnish and brings out the shine.
11. Ed Sheeran has a ketchup bottle tattooed on his arm.
12. Baskin Robbins once made ketchup ice cream.
13. Ketchup was sold in the 1830's as medicine.
14. Worcestershire Sauce is basically an Anchovy ketchup.
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