Trivia

 

What was H.J. Heinz's first product?

Although Heinz Tomato Ketchup is the most famous Heinz product today, when Henry. J. Heinz started the Company in 1869, his first product was bottled horseradish made from his mother's own recipe. Heinz Tomato Ketchup didn't come along until seven years later in 1876

 

How many bottles of Heinz Tomato Ketchup are sold around the world each year?

Over 650 million bottles of Heinz Tomato Ketchup are sold around the world in more than 140 countries, with annual sales of more than $1.5 billion

 

At what speed does Heinz Tomato Ketchup exit the iconic glass bottle?

Ketchup exits the iconic glass bottle at 0.028 miles per hour. However, if it pours unaided at more than 0.028 mph, it's rejected for sale

 

What does the "57" stand for in Heinz's famous slogan, "57 Varieties?"

While riding a train in New York City in 1896, Henry Heinz saw a sign advertising 21 styles of shoes, which he thought was clever. Although Heinz was manufacturing more than 60 products at the time, Henry thought 57 was a lucky number. So, he began using the slogan "57 Varieties" in all his advertising. Today the company has more than 5,700 products around the globe, but still uses the magic number of "57"

 

What's the best way to get Heinz Tomato Ketchup out of the iconic glass bottle?

To release Heinz Tomato Ketchup from its glass bottle with extra speed, apply a firm tap to the spot marked '57' on the neck label

 

How many cans of Heinz Beanz does Heinz sell every day in the UK?

A staggering 1.5 million cans of Heinz Beanz are sold every day in the UK

 

How many people ate Heinz Beanz over the last year?

There were 897 million Heinz Baked Bean consumption occasions over the latest year

 

How many Boeing 747s would it take you hold the number of people who eat Heinz Beanz each day?

5000, as 2 million people eat baked beans each day

 

Since launch in 1910, Heinz have sold enough cans of Cream of Tomato soup to: a) travel once around the world b) travel to the moon and back c) travel around the UK 100,000 times

Travel to the moon and back

 

How many cans of soup does Heinz Soup Factory, Kitt Green, produce per minute? a) 1000 b) 1600 c) 2500

1600

 

In the UK, more households buy Heinz Soup than... a) Light Bulbs b) Tissues c) Frozen pizzas

Light bulbs