The 57

The ’57’ on the Heinz ketchup bottle represents the number of varieties of pickle the company used to have.

13 thoughts on “The 57”

  1. Heinz 57 – The 57 on the bottle is how many times they experiment the ketchup before getting the final product.

  2. Heinz 57 – The 57 on the bottle is how many times they experiment the ketchup before getting the final product.

  3. Not true. – When Mr. Heinz was counting his products for a number, he stoped at 57 because he liked the how it sounded.
    Source: Heinz Museum Pittsburgh, PA

  4. No you dumb jew! – 57 is like that because Heinz liked the sound of it. They had more then 57 products! Sorry jprg1964 you jew!!

  5. jprg1964 ur right!!! – I was waiting to see that damn reply. There are 2 smart-ass in here, me and jprg1964. All u other ppl need to read the god-damn facts. u guys don’t know shoot!!!!

  6. 57 – What I read was that the just guessed at how many products there were, but it was closer to, like, 62.

  7. From The Heinz Website – THIS IS FROM THE OFFICIAL HEINZ WEBSITE:

    1896
    Henry Heinz turns more than 60 products into “57 Varieties.” The magic number becomes world-renowned and now is virtually synonymous with the H.J. Heinz Company.

    So there it is.

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