378 KetchupFlap

378 KetchupFlap - Living | Ketchup flap: Heinz will catch...

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E-mail this article Print this article Other links Tomato recipes by mail Web site for hot-dog fans Wednesday, January 31, 2001 - Page updated at 12:00 AM Permission to reprint or copy this article or photo, other than personal use, must be obtained from The Seattle Times. Call 206-464-3113 or e-mail resale@seattletimes.com with your request. Food Ketchup flap: Heinz will catch up in California By Candy Sagon The Washington Post Anyone who's ever pounded on the bottom of the ketchup bottle to get those last few dollops will appreciate the saga of Bill Baker, a retired carpenter who forced H.J. Heinz Co. to squeeze out just a little more of the red stuff for millions of ketchup fans. In 1995, Baker, of Redding, Calif., bought a 20-ounce bottle of Heinz ketchup for his wife's meatloaf. Her recipe called for 2½ cups ketchup, or 20 ounces, but the bottle came up a few ounces short. So Baker called the state's Division of Measurement. Why would a 20-ounce bottle contain less than 20 ounces, he wondered.
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