HEINZ' NEW CAP SOLVES 'KETCHUP PLASMA' PROBLEM

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Heinz here, ketchup maker since 1976, has a new cap to solve the problem of "ketchup plasma," better known as the watery stuff that accidentally drips onto a bun, or other food on a plate, if the person dispensing the ketchup forgets to shake it first.The trap cap, as it's called, is a "packaging innovation that will make the ketchup experience more enjoyable," said Deb Magnus,

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Heinz here, ketchup maker since 1976, has a new cap to solve the problem of "ketchup plasma," better known as the watery stuff that accidentally drips onto a bun, or other food on a plate, if the person dispensing the ketchup forgets to shake it first.

The trap cap, as it's called, is a "packaging innovation that will make the ketchup experience more enjoyable," said Deb Magnus, spokeswoman for Heinz. Water collects on top of any pureed food, such as applesauce or,

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