Ketchup A film byTristan Chytroschek Hot loved and cold eaten Glibberig, sticky, sweet - for gourmets, ketchup is an affront to good taste. Too obtrusive, too thick, too commercial - that's where the tomato paste comes from. Nevertheless, no other seasoning sauce is as popular as ketchup. Americans

Ketchup

A film byTristan Chytroschek

Hot loved and cold eaten
Glibberig, sticky, sweet – for gourmets, ketchup is an affront to good taste. Too obtrusive, too thick, too commercial – that’s where the tomato paste comes from. Nevertheless, no other seasoning sauce is as popular as ketchup. Americans alone spend half a billion dollars a year on the red blob on the edge of their plates.

 

NDR/ARTE – 2009 – 45 Min.

 

Camera: Christian Eichenauer, Bernhard Wagner

Sound: Alexander Joksimovic, Max Kielhauser

Editing: Karl-Heinz Satzger

Editor: Mirja Kaiser (NDR)