(Heinz) 57 (Ketchup)

Some fun Powers of 10 in Heinz 57 ketchup trivia!

“Over 650 million bottles (10+8) of Heinz Ketchup are sold around the world in more than 140countries (10+2), with annual sales of more than $1.5 billion.” (10+9)

“Heinz sells 11 billion single-serve packets (10+10) of ketchup per year around the world.”

“Ketchup exits the iconic glass bottle at .028 miles per hour ( or 45 meters per hour or (10+2) ). If the viscosity of the ketchup is greater than this speed, the ketchup is rejected for sale.”

“The H.J. Heinz Company uses more tomatoes than any other company in the world. Over two million tons (10+9) of tomatoes are processed every year.”   They are used for ketchup, pasta sauces, soups and drinks.

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