October 3, 2023

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Do you retain your ketchup within the fridge or the kitchen pantry? Heinz is making an attempt to settle a heated on-line debate.

“FYI: Ketchup. goes. in. the. Fridge!!!” the official Heinz UK Twitter posted Tuesday.

The corporate additionally posted a poll asking individuals to weigh in on the place they retailer their ketchup. On Thursday evening, the ballot had almost 12,000 votes, with 62.4% of individuals voting to maintain ketchup within the fridge.

A number of Twitter customers stated they hold their ketchup out of the fridge if the bottle is unopened. As soon as they open it, the bottle goes into the fridge.

One commenter stated placing ketchup within the fridge was “insanity.”

“I stay in Britain the place it doesn’t get scorching sufficient to place it within the fridge. I don’t wish to dip my scorching chips into fridge chilly ketchup. Insanity,” Alex McKay tweeted.

Heinz said its ketchup — which is made with tomatoes, vinegar, corn syrup, salt, onion powder and spice — is shelf-stable due to its pure acidity, but it surely ought to be refrigerated after opening to keep up product high quality.

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