Helpful ReplyHot!Heinz vs Hunts

Page: < 12 Showing page 2 of 2
Author
Glenn1234
Double Cheeseburger
  • Total Posts : 813
  • Joined: 2009/03/24 01:46:00
  • Location: Northern VA (the nasty Washington D.C. 'burbs part
  • Status: offline
Re: Heinz vs Hunts 2017/03/11 22:26:53 (permalink)
I haven't seen it since since living in New England, but "S.S. Pierce" brand of Ketchup was very good.  It was especially good for fish and chips as it was more tangy, having a higher vinegar content.  
 
Glenn
 
 
#31
Foodbme
Porterhouse
  • Total Posts : 11954
  • Joined: 2006/09/01 14:56:00
  • Location: Gilbert, AZ
  • Status: offline
Re: Heinz vs Hunts 2017/03/12 03:11:16 (permalink)
Didn't knows there was any other kind than Heinz????? 
#32
Wintahaba
Double Cheeseburger
  • Total Posts : 722
  • Joined: 2011/07/12 17:19:00
  • Location: Fox Valley, WI
  • Status: offline
Re: Heinz vs Hunts 2017/03/12 11:34:51 (permalink)
Glenn1234
I haven't seen it since since living in New England, but "S.S. Pierce" brand of Ketchup was very good.  It was especially good for fish and chips as it was more tangy, having a higher vinegar content.  
 
Glenn
 
 


Glen, SS Pierce was (is?) a food-service distributor like Sysco...it must have been the private label.
#33
felix4067
Filet Mignon
  • Total Posts : 4744
  • Joined: 2003/12/13 02:58:00
  • Location: Near Grand Rapids, MI
  • Status: offline
Re: Heinz vs Hunts 2017/03/12 12:23:33 (permalink)
I had no idea Red Gold even made ketchup. I do like their canned tomatoes, but I've never seen any other products with their label. For ketchup, it has to be Heinz. Meijer brand will do, under duress, when my mother shops and doesn't understand why it matters if something else is on sale (it has a similar taste and identical texture, but is an odd colour). But I tend to "accidentally" use more than I need and then scrape it off so I can get through the bottle faster and get more Heinz.
 
Hunt's tastes too sweet to me, with a goofy undertaste I can't quite define.
#34
yuppicide
Cheeseburger
  • Total Posts : 429
  • Joined: 2005/02/17 20:28:00
  • Location: Whiting, NJ
  • Status: offline
Re: Heinz vs Hunts 2017/03/12 17:25:40 (permalink)
My friends Mom cannot eat spicy food at all.. so much so that one night she says "wooo! this must be the other brand" or something like that. It was too hot for her. I still laugh thinking about it.
#35
Ketteract
Double Cheeseburger
  • Total Posts : 995
  • Joined: 2011/10/09 23:10:00
  • Location: Hartford, CT
  • Status: offline
Re: Heinz vs Hunts 2017/03/12 18:57:40 (permalink)
I guess it's no surprise that Campbell's once made ketchup.
 

 
I have to ask, seeing all these pictures that show ketchup generously applied to steaks and chops... who here ever did that?
#36
leethebard
Sirloin
  • Total Posts : 8831
  • Joined: 2007/08/16 17:35:00
  • Location: brick, NJ
  • Status: offline
Re: Heinz vs Hunts 2017/03/12 19:40:11 (permalink)
...and Heinz made soup...still does in Europe...Guess Campbells let Heinz have the ketchup....and vice versa!
#37
Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
  • Total Posts : 22597
  • Joined: 2000/07/01 08:52:00
  • Location: Gahanna, OH
  • Status: offline
Re: Heinz vs Hunts 2017/03/12 19:45:34 (permalink)
... and canned baked beans.
#38
Ketteract
Double Cheeseburger
  • Total Posts : 995
  • Joined: 2011/10/09 23:10:00
  • Location: Hartford, CT
  • Status: offline
Re: Heinz vs Hunts 2017/03/12 20:38:08 (permalink)
More ketchup-and-canned-beans overlap:
 

 
... how completely creepy is that kid?
#39
Texascajun
Cheeseburger
  • Total Posts : 274
  • Joined: 2012/03/05 20:46:00
  • Location: Lone Star, TX
  • Status: offline
Re: Heinz vs Hunts 2017/03/12 23:18:14 (permalink)
I like Heinz but will try Red Gold as our Walmart carries their products.
#40
Glenn1234
Double Cheeseburger
  • Total Posts : 813
  • Joined: 2009/03/24 01:46:00
  • Location: Northern VA (the nasty Washington D.C. 'burbs part
  • Status: offline
Re: Heinz vs Hunts 2017/03/13 00:51:12 (permalink)
Wintahaba
Glenn1234
I haven't seen it since since living in New England, but "S.S. Pierce" brand of Ketchup was very good.  It was especially good for fish and chips as it was more tangy, having a higher vinegar content.  
 
Glenn
 
 


Glen, SS Pierce was (is?) a food-service distributor like Sysco...it must have been the private label.
 


Yes, that is correct.  I enjoyed the S.S. Pierce ketchup at restaurants  ... primarily seafood places.   I wish it had been available for retail purchase.  I had always wondered why my Mom bought plain old Heinz instead of the tastier S.S. Pierce.   If you go way way back, S.S. Pierce products were available for home delivery at one time, but that is probably before either of us were around.  They got their reputation in the 1800s for providing premium and exotic products.  Interesting to read their history.  
 
Glenn
 
 
  
post edited by Glenn1234 - 2017/03/13 00:54:39
#41
tmiles
Filet Mignon
  • Total Posts : 2578
  • Joined: 2004/10/01 15:59:00
  • Location: Millbury, MA
  • Status: offline
Re: Heinz vs Hunts 2017/03/14 14:09:48 (permalink)
Six months or so ago, a couple of guys with a start up were on a biz show. They seemed to be bright guys with packaged food industry knowledge, but it went down hill from there. They had searched for an "underserved" category, and came up with ketchup!! They were making an extra quality product for about $10 a bottle. It was already on the internet, and would be in local stores "soon". I have not seen it. It was called Sir Something......Sir Winston's??, Sir Cavendish?? I don't remember, and had forgotten about it.  I'm glad that it wasn't one of my family members that was looking for me to partly fund a forey into the ketchup biz!!
 
Update www.sirkensingtons.com  It seems to be available all over the internet at about $5, and they now have other products too. They seem to be doing better than I thought that they would..........shows what I know.....
post edited by tmiles - 2017/03/14 14:15:14
#42
1bbqboy
Sirloin
  • Total Posts : 5392
  • Joined: 2000/11/20 16:52:00
  • Location: Rogue Valley
  • Status: offline
Re: Heinz vs Hunts 2017/03/14 16:19:00 (permalink)
Portland Ketchup is wonderful stuff if you're going to bring up artisan foods.
You can taste all the spices, not just the sweet.
#43
Ketteract
Double Cheeseburger
  • Total Posts : 995
  • Joined: 2011/10/09 23:10:00
  • Location: Hartford, CT
  • Status: offline
Re: Heinz vs Hunts 2017/03/14 16:27:53 (permalink)
tmiles
Six months or so ago, a couple of guys with a start up were on a biz show. They seemed to be bright guys with packaged food industry knowledge, but it went down hill from there. They had searched for an "underserved" category, and came up with ketchup!! They were making an extra quality product for about $10 a bottle. It was already on the internet, and would be in local stores "soon". I have not seen it. It was called Sir Something......Sir Winston's??, Sir Cavendish?? I don't remember, and had forgotten about it.  I'm glad that it wasn't one of my family members that was looking for me to partly fund a forey into the ketchup biz!!
 
Update www.sirkensingtons.com  It seems to be available all over the internet at about $5, and they now have other products too. They seem to be doing better than I thought that they would..........shows what I know.....




They had this at the b.good burger joint in Glastonbury when I went there last week.  It fit their upscale image.  Good stuff - if only the burgers themselves had matched up.  
 

#44
bigbear
Cheeseburger
  • Total Posts : 168
  • Joined: 2003/02/03 08:12:00
  • Location: The Villages, FL
  • Status: offline
Re: Heinz vs Hunts 2017/03/15 12:58:16 (permalink)
tmiles
Six months or so ago, a couple of guys with a start up were on a biz show. They seemed to be bright guys with packaged food industry knowledge, but it went down hill from there. They had searched for an "underserved" category, and came up with ketchup!! They were making an extra quality product for about $10 a bottle. It was already on the internet, and would be in local stores "soon". I have not seen it. It was called Sir Something......Sir Winston's??, Sir Cavendish?? I don't remember, and had forgotten about it.  I'm glad that it wasn't one of my family members that was looking for me to partly fund a forey into the ketchup biz!!
 
Update www.sirkensingtons.com  It seems to be available all over the internet at about $5, and they now have other products too. They seem to be doing better than I thought that they would..........shows what I know.....


I find their Spicy Brown Mustard at my local Fresh Market. Good stuff.
#45
Page: < 12 Showing page 2 of 2
Jump to:
© 2017 APG vNext Commercial Version 5.5