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Heinz Ketchup Loses Right To Call Itself Ketchup In Israel

Geo Beats
Geo Beats
For many, when they hear the name Heinz they think of ketchup, but in Israel it no longer qualifies as such.

For many, when they hear the name Heinz they think of ketchup, but in Israel it no longer qualifies as such. 

Due to its lower-than-required percentage of tomato solids, the nation’s Health Ministry is requiring that it be relabeled as a ‘tomato seasoning.’

The matter was brought to the government’s attention by the company Osem, which is Israel’s leading ketchup supplier. 

Though Heinz declares that it contains 61 percent tomato concentrate, testing ordered by Osem and carried out at an independent lab in Europe showed it 

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