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Heinz Reveals Whether Ketchup Should Be Kept in Cupboard or Fridge

Heinz Reveals Whether Ketchup Should Be Kept in Cupboard or Fridge

The age-old debate over whether ketchup should be kept in the cupboard or the fridge has finally been settled. Heinz, the world’s leading ketchup brand, has come out in favour of refrigeration.

In a tweet posted on Tuesday, Heinz said, “FYI: Ketchup. goes. in. the. fridge!!!” The tweet quickly went viral, with over 13,000 retweets and 30,000 likes.

Heinz’s stance on ketchup storage is based on the fact that the condiment contains natural acidity, which makes it shelf-stable for up to a year. However, once ketchup is opened, it is exposed to air and bacteria, which can cause it to spoil more quickly. Refrigeration helps to slow down the growth of bacteria and preserve the quality of the ketchup.

Of course, there are some people who prefer to keep ketchup in the cupboard because they don’t like the taste of cold ketchup. However, Heinz says that the difference in taste is negligible, and that the benefits of refrigeration outweigh the negatives.

So, there you have it. Heinz says that ketchup should be kept in the fridge. If you’re still not convinced, you can always conduct your own taste test. But be warned, you may be converted to the fridge side once you try it.

Here are some additional things to consider when storing ketchup:

  • If you live in a warm climate, you may want to refrigerate ketchup even if it is unopened.
  • Once opened, ketchup should be stored in an airtight container to prevent it from spoiling.
  • Ketchup can be frozen for up to 6 months.

So, there you have it. The next time you reach for the ketchup, remember to put it in the fridge. Your taste buds will thank you.

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