Ketchup Packets In High Demand During Pandemic The increase in takeout orders during the pandemic has resulted in a ketchup shortage. Heinz has promised to increase production by 25% to catch up.
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Ketchup Packets In High Demand During Pandemic

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Ketchup Packets In High Demand During Pandemic

Ketchup Packets In High Demand During Pandemic

Ketchup Packets In High Demand During Pandemic

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The increase in takeout orders during the pandemic has resulted in a ketchup shortage. Heinz has promised to increase production by 25% to catch up.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. We report now on a national condiment crisis - a shortage of ketchup, specifically those little packets you get to go. Supplies dwindled last year because more businesses are relying on takeout orders with ketchup, but help is on the way. The largest ketchup supplier in the United States, Heinz, promised to increase production by 25%. They will make 12 billion ketchup packets this year to catch up. It's MORNING EDITION.

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