As a wise man with an ice-cream cone tattooed on his face once said, "If you don't have the sauce, then you're lost. But you can also get lost in the sauce." We never really understood what that meant — until we discovered the bizarre history of ketchup. Now up is down, back is forward, and there's nothing but ketchup as far as the mind's eye can see. Just take this single fact, for starters: The first ketchup had nothing to do with tomatoes.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas July 10, 2018
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