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Portland company makes over ketchup

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Thursday, April 26, 2012
Entrepreneurs Jeff Bergadine and Michael Deal are making over condiments, starting with Portland Ketchup Company, the first product from Portlandia Foods.

 

Portland Ketchup Company got its big break in October 2011 when McMenamins' restaurants agreed to stock the ketchup.
They have an uphill battle in front of them, though. Because they cannot make ketchup in the same volume as a company like Heinz, Portlandia Foods' ketchup is still about twice as expensive, with a 23-pound plastic bag of the product selling for $27 to $30. The company puts ketchup in bags to sell in bulk to restaurants.
"It's hard to compete with genetically modified tomatoes," Deal says.

Read more at The Portland Tribune.

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+1 #1 I found best ketchup ever after 50 yearsGuest 2012-09-12 08:30:37
I was so amazed of the taste of the ketchup at a burger join in Seattle, I ask the waitress bring me a new bottle to buy she said not for sale finally I left her $20 tip for my burger then she sneak out a bottle for me, it was the best ever, I woke up at night, open the ketchup and nothing to deep on so I just pour it in a spoon and eat it like honey, oh my god, it is the ketchup heaven, Heinz be careful you got competition again Not just saracha but real competition now
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