The German cuisine currywurst was created by a woman named Herta Heuwer in 1949. She obtained ketchup and curry power from British soldiers in Germany and started selling her dish in the district of Charlottenburg, Berlin. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cur…
β€œFancy Ketchup” is an actual legal designation of the highest grade of ketchup. today.com/food/what-fancy…
Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine. fastcompany.com/1673352/h…
Berliners love the "currywurst", a sausage topped with curry ketchup, so much, that there have been commemorative coins, novels, plays and movies honoring its invention. By tradition, every candidate for mayor must be photographed in front of a currywurst stand. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cur…
Henry Heinz deliberately put his ketchup in clear glass bottles which was uncommon due to a lack of food safety standards. unethical companies used colored bottles to hide shoddy product and he worked with a chemist who went on to find foods containing gypsum, brick dust, borax, formaldehyde etc nationalgeographic.com/ma…
Mayonnaise is the most frequently purchased condiment in the US, beating ketchup by $1.2 billion annual revenue. gothamist.com/food/americ…
Heinz originally didn't use clear bottles until consumers began demanding ketchup year-round causing the company to unsuccessfully attempt to preserve it leading to bottles being opened to reveal mold, yeast, spores, and other deadly bacteria. fastcompany.com/1673352/h…
Ketchup was first sold as medicine. In 1834 Dr. John Cooke Bennet invented the idea to add tomatoes to ketchup (a fish or mushroom mix at the time). He believed that adding tomatoes added the vitamins and antioxidants needed to cure indigestion, later prescribing tomato pills to patients. kelownacapnews.com/trendi…
Soy sauce was introduced to Europe in 1647 and gained rapid popularity. Called 'ketchup' it inspired both mushroom ketchup and Worcestershire sauce. soyinfocenter.com/books/1…
Ketchup originates from the Chinese word kΓ΄echiap, for"fish sauce", which British traders made popular in the West by importing it from Asia in the 18th century; only afterward did tomatoes replace fish as ketchup's main ingredient thetakeout.com/why-is-ket…
Ketchup was not always the tomato sauce we have come to love. It originally meant 'brine of pickled fish' and contained ingredients such as egg whites, oysters, mushrooms and walnuts, among other things. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ket…
Ketchup was invented by adapting a Chinese recipe called Cat Sup - a thick tomato sauce with special seasoning and starch. dw.com/en/pittsburgh-pa-w…
Ketchup started as a Chinese fish-based sauce, then it was picked up by the British and made into a mushroom-based sauce, and finally picked up by the Americans and made into a tomato-based sauce. smithsonianmag.com/arts-c…
Ketchup was sold in the 1830's as Medicine. Ohio physician John Cooke Bennet claimed it as a cure for indigestion, diarrhea, etc., and had his pill salesman, Archibald Mills, make his sauce into extract of tomato pills. ripleys.com/weird-news/ke…
There actually aren’t β€œ57 varieties” of Heinz ketchup, and never were. Company founder H.J. Heinz thought his product should have a number, and he liked 57. rd.com/food/fun/heinz-ket…
All-Dressed chips are a combo of BBQ, ketchup, sour cream & onion, and salt & vinegar. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All…
John Lennon hated his own voice and loved to double-track his records. He would often ask the producer, George Martin: "Can't you smother it with tomato ketchup or something?" cheatsheet.com/entertainm…
Reagan attempted to consider Ketchup a vegetable to make up for budget cuts to school lunches sutori.com/item/ketchup-i…
A Subway sandwich artist was trapped in a refrigerator overnight and wrote a desperate plea for help in ketchup. bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england…
Heinz ketchup became so popular because Heinz invented a way to keep commercially produced ketchup red, which allowed him to package it in clear glass bottle and look more appealing. Before it, commercially produced ketchup was brown. sfgate.com/recipes/articl…
Joe DiMaggio would’ve received $10,000 for an ad campaign if his record 56-game hitting streak had lasted one game longer. Heinz was ready to pay up to make him part of their 57 ketchup branding. history.com/this-day-in-h…
In "Goodfellas", Robert DeNiro learned details about the real Jimmy Burke. He found that Jimmy loved ketchup, and how he poured it-because dispensing ketchup out of a glass bottle was a common problem then. The "spin" technique is what he used in the film, the way the real Jimmy did. youtu.be/tkNIOuZPXSc?t=52…
Ketchup was sold as a medicine against digestive problems in 1830 bestfoodfacts.org/questio…
The Chorus (AserejΓ©, ja deje tejebe...) of The Ketchup Song (2002) is a spanish gibberish version of the Song "Rapper's Delight" (I said a hip hop, The hippie to the hippie...) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
A hitman fell in love with his target and faked her death with ketchup; he was hired to kill a woman whom a wife suspected of having an affair with her husband. The hitman sent a pic of his target in ketchup to the wife, but the jig was up when the wife caught hitman kissing his would-be victim. nypost.com/2011/09/23/hit…
The chorus in Asereje by Las Ketchup isn't *complete* nonsense, just a Spanish take on the lyrics of Rappers Delight (I said a hip-hop, the hippy, etc) youtu.be/HCCoZb4m2E0
"Ketchup" is a universal word, and is the same in a lot of languages. youtu.be/Is6NDcuceRU
Tomato ketchup was introduced to the United States in 1834 as a purported medicine and sold in pill form. thedailymeal.com/eat/ketc…
The word Ketchup is from the Chinese word kΓͺ-tsiap, which means a kind of fish sauce. nationalgeographic.com/cu…
Ketchup was popular long before fresh tomatoes were. People were less hesitant to eat tomatoes as part of a highly processed product that had been cooked and infused with vinegar and spices. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ket…
Ketchup was origionally not made with tomatoes and that there are still mutiple kinds of ketchup, including walnut, mushroom, mango, and banana ketchup still sold today. cooksinfo.com/ketchup
The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) says it is unacceptable to place ketchup on your hot dog after the age of 18. Mustard, relish, onions, cheese and chili are acceptable. hot-dog.org/culture/hot-d…
Ketchup originated in China and was made of fish. scmp.com/magazines/post-m…
The shrimp cocktail was invented in a bar on Boston Harbor in 1941. It was first prepared as a drunken β€œlet’s put gross shit together in a glass and dare people to drink it” concoction with shrimp, ketchup, and vodka, but it proved to be delicious while hammered. savagehenrymagazine.com/h…
The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council etiquette guide advises that any condiments remaining on your fingers should be licked away with the exception of ketchup, which has no business being on your hot dog at all if you are over 18. hot-dog.org/culture/hot-d…
There is a grocery store named "Thanksgiving" in Paris that sells U.S. "cuisine" like Pop-Tarts, Heinz ketchup, and Skippy peanut butter to homesick ex-pats. atlasobscura.com/places/t…
The "57 varieties" refered to on Heinz ketchup means "nothing" smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
The original version of ketchup was not made with tomato, but "fermented pastes made from fish entrails, meat byproducts and soybeans." history.com/news/ketchup-…
The pecan industry's success is due to a slave named Antoine, who was a gardener and expert grafter of pecan trees. In 1876, nuts from Antoine's trees were displayed alongside Bell's telephone, the Remington typewriter, Heinz ketchup, and the right arm and torch of the Statue of Liberty. zocalopublicsquare.org/20…
Ketchup originated from attempts to recreate Fish Sauce - which is made from fermented fish nationalgeographic.com/pe…
Naporitan (Japanese: γƒŠγƒγƒͺタン) is a popular Japanese pasta dish. It was created by Shigetada Irie (ε…₯ζ±ŸθŒ‚εΏ ), the general chef of the New Grand Hotel (Hotel New Grand) in Yokohama, when he was inspired by one of the military rations of GHQ, which was spaghetti mixed with tomato ketchup. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nap…
Salsa has surpassed ketchup to become the best selling condiment in America. businessinsider.com/salsa…
Volkswagen sells sausages and ketchup. It is also their best selling product, selling millions more than their cars. independent.co.uk/news/bu…
The Centennial Exhibition in 1876 was attended by 5% of the US population and featured new inventions like the telephone, Heinz ketchup, and root beer. Bananas were introduced and sold for what would be $1.75/banana in today’s money. philadelphiaencyclopedia.…
Ketchup barely goes bad. It is good two years past its expiration date. And then it can go a year in the fridge or a few months room temperature. canitgobad.net/can-ketchu…
The US now consumes some $2 billion worth of mayonnaise each year. The ketchup market is worth less than half thatβ€”around $800 million qz.com/172019/ketchup-isn…
In 1834, Dr John Cooke added tomatoes to ketchup and started selling it as a medicine. Due to copycats and false claims, the ketchup medicine empire however collapsed by 1850. thedailymeal.com/eat/ketc…
Ketchup polishes brass and copper. apartmenttherapy.com/how-…
Richard Nixons liked eating cottage cheese topped with ketchup. myrecipes.com/extracrispy…
The word β€œketchup” didn’t overtake the word β€œcatsup” until nearly 1980. Ketchup was originally a traditional Cantonese paste made from fermented fish guts, and didn’t include tomatoes until the early 1800s. writingexplained.org/cats…

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