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Tomato First: Heinz Invites Consumers to Plant the Tomatoes That Give Flavour to its Unique Ketchup



To reinforce Heinz ketchup naturalness and superior quality, the brand and agency Africa launches a special and limited edition of Heinz ketchup that comes with a plantable label

Tomato First: Heinz Invites Consumers to Plant the Tomatoes That Give Flavour to its Unique Ketchup

Ketchup, but tomato first. Thinking about evidencing the main ingredient and differential of the most loved ketchup worldwide, Heinz invites consumers to get to know part of its unmatched flavour, planting a ketchup label at home, with Heinz Seeds, from Heinz tomatoes. The action is part of the campaign 'Tomato First', developed by ad agency Africa in Brazil.

The campaign highlights the main ingredient of famous Heinz Ketchup: the tomato. Doing so, the brand wishes to show that its product quality comes from the ingredients’ origin and naturalness, inviting the consumer to plant and cultivate Heinz tomatoes at home. The purpose is that people can understand that the Ketchup is made of tomatoes that are planted and cultivated by the company, following the strictest standards, resulting in a quality product full of flavour known and praised by the consumer.

The idea came from a consumers’ insight: “We noticed that many people still do not believe Heinz Ketchup is essentially made of tomato. With this action, we wish to show that our ketchup has this distinct flavour because we put tomato in the first place, from our seeds, Heinz Seeds, which we plant and cultivate at home. The Plantable Label reinforces Heinz Ketchup quality and superiority, praising our main ingredient and invites the consumer to take part and understand more about this process”, comments Luana Sa, Heinz BR brand building manager. 

This special and limited edition comes as a gift to consumers who shop Heinz products online at a supermarket chain in Sao Paulo, Brazil, during a limited period. 

Heinz Tomato

To ensure Heinz tomatoes quality, the brand has spread Tomato Cultivation Masters around the world, in charge of monitoring each growth stage of the ketchup main ingredient. Besides Heinz Seeds, other Heinz Tomato differentials are at the plantations with perfect irrigation and maturing time so they develop with ideal sweetness and flavour before being harvested.

Other stages of the careful process include plantation transport and tomatoes processing within few hours after harvesting, tomatoes selection (the ones out of 100% perfect do not get in ketchup production), 96° precise temperature cooking to maximise flavour, extraction and evaporation.


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Categories: Food, Sauces and Spreads

Africa, Thu, 30 Sep 2021 13:51:30 GMT