In a twist of condiment fate, the era of "mayochup" is taking a backseat to a new and trendier flavor fusion, courtesy of none other than Taylor Swift.
Over the weekend, the renowned "Anti-Hero" singer caused quite the stir when she graced the Kansas City Chiefs' football game, sparking rumors of a romance with tight end Travis Kelce. However, it was her choice of condiments for her game day chicken tenders that sent the internet into a frenzy—ketchup paired with what many suspected to be ranch dressing. The buzz was so intense that Heinz decided to rebrand this condiment combination, turning it into a limited-edition bottle.
Heinz officially announced the launch of "Ketchup and Seemingly Ranch (Taylor's Version)" on Instagram this Tuesday, revealing that it will hit the shelves in the upcoming months. The company's caption read, "It's a new Era for Heinz. Introducing Ketchup and Seemingly Ranch. Limited-edition bottles coming soon. #SeeminglyRanch #ItHasToBeHeinz."
This unique condiment, already known within Heinz as "kranch," has received a tangy makeover exclusively for the pop star. A spokesperson disclosed that the inspiration behind this flavorful creation is Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce's blossoming relationship.
In their statement to The Independent, they said, "In honor of #Traylor, Heinz (Arrowhead Stadium’s supplier of both Ketchup AND Ranch) is creating a 'Taylor's Version' of its iconic Kranch sauce and releasing 100 bottles of Limited-Edition 'Ketchup and Seemingly Ranch' sauce."
Additionally, it was revealed that the quantity of 100 bottles pays homage to Kelce's football jersey number, 87, and Swift's cherished number, 13.
Swift's devoted fans couldn't be happier with Heinz's endorsement of her preferred condiment duo. In the comments section of the brand's Instagram post, one fan humorously declared, "I saw Taylor Swift eating ketchup and seemingly ranch, so I ate ketchup and seemingly ranch." Another fan added with enthusiasm, "This is Taylor's world, and we're just living in it."
As condiment enthusiasts and Swifties eagerly await the release of this special blend, it's clear that Taylor Swift has once again left her unique mark on pop culture.
You can grab your bottle of this delightful sauce right here.
Check out Heinz's official announcement regarding Ketchup and the seemingly Ranch blend below.