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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Heinz Tomato Ketchup blended with Balsamic Vinegar Confirmed sighting: Heinz Tomato Ketchup blended with Balsamic Vinegar
Posted: 18:42 Sun 08-May-2011. Price: around 1.49/342g bottle. Location: Sainsbury's, Halifax. Nutritional unusualness: "Blended with balsamic vinegar... for a limited time only!".
Sorry, it took a while to track down a pic for this, as the supermarkets seem more interested in Levi Roots' ever-expanding range of Reggae Reggae Tomato Ketchup, Reggae Reggae Cooking Sauce, Reggae Reggae Caribbean Curry Cooking Sauce, Reggae Reggae Jerk Barbeque Sauce, Reggae Reggae Jerk Relish and just plain old Reggae Reggae Sauce. It's "A rich tasting ketchup that's perfect with sausages and steak," according to Heinz, but "L" was a little harder to impress, reporting: Looked more like a BBQ sauce, nothing particularly exciting. The regular kind has vinegar in it anyway...

...Still, in other saucy sorcery: the pasty-filling-sealed-into-a-roll concept helps Ginsters' Cornish Baras stand out against Rustlers' similarly microwaveable Hot Wraps range; I was kind of surprised to see KFC producing a char-grilled chicken Brazer Burger (and wrap), though the result's not quite as dramatic as Burger King's Steakhouse Angus combination of "flame-grilled Aberdeen Angus beef, Applewood smoked bacon, American cheese, crispy onions, lettuce, tomato smothered with a barbecue sauce in a corn dusted bun"; and I thought 2.85 was a bit steep for Kabuto's add-boiling-water "posh noodles" in Belsize Park Budgens, though there's some proper spices in the stock, it's a large (600g) portion when rehydrated, plus there's some semi-humorous packaging copy along the lines of "Failure to follow instructions will bring great shame to yourself and your family".

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