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FAQ

Who is Connie? Is Connie a real person?

Yes - Connie is a real person : - ) Connie was born in the Austrian Alps and now lives in Canton Zurich in Switzerland with her husband John and their two boys Jack and Vince. She has over 15 years’ experience as a chef and nutritionist and helps mums and dads to cook easy healthy family food. The kitchen in Connie’s house is where all of our products are developed, tasted and given the thumbs up (or down).


Does Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup taste like ketchup?

Yes! Our Ketchup tastes delicious. As a Chef and as a Mum, Connie knew that there was no point in developing a healthier Ketchup recipe if it didn’t have the classic taste of Ketchup.
Ketchup is unique amongst foods in that it contains all five of the fundamental tastes in the human palate: salty, sweet, sour, bitter, and umami. Connie spent months perfecting the perfect balance of these tastes together with the ideal texture and appearance.
The result is a delicious, rich, organic ketchup that should delight all ketchup fans, both big and small.


Where is Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup made?

Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup is made in small batches in a high-quality, certified organic food factory in Canton Bern, Switzerland.


Who should eat Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup?

The Whole Family! We have spent a long time getting the taste of Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup just right for all the family – from the fussy-eating Ketchup loving toddler, to sporty teenagers to mum and dad. We are sure everyone will love the taste of our Ketchup.


What are the ingredients in Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup?

Please refer to our Nutritional Information on the main page of our website.


Where do the ingredients for Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup come from?

At Connie’s Kitchen we source the highest quality organic ingredients we can find for our products. For Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup – the sun-ripened tomatoes are from Italy, the dates are from Tunisia, the pumpkin is from Switzerland and the apples are from Switzerland (but may sometimes due to supply restrictions be from France).


Is Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup Certified Organic?

Yes. Connie’s Kitchen is Bio Suisse (Knospe) certified organic.


Where can I buy Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup?

Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup is available online and in many stores in Switzerland. Please check on our website for locations near you.


Is Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup available to buy / order outside of Switzerland?

At present Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup is not available to order outside of Switzerland. If you are a distributor or a Store Owner and would like to stock Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup please feel free to contact us through sales@connieskitchen.ch


Why is Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup different to other Ketchups?

Most Ketchups contain up to 26g of added sugar per 100g. Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup contains no added sugar and is naturally sweetened with whole fruits and vegetables. It contains no sweeteners, preservatives or thickeners. Our recipe is made from 100% natural ingredients found in any family home. Lastly, our Ketchup is certified organic and the recipe has been crafted by Connie, a chef, a nutritionist and a mum.


How is Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup sweetened?

Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup is naturally sweetened with fruits (apples and dates) and vegetables (pumpkin). The organic Italian tomatoes also contribute to the natural sweetness.


Is Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup sugar free?

Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup is not sugar free but it contains only naturally occurring sugars from tomatoes, apples, dates, and pumpkin.


How much sugar is in Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup?

Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup contains 17g sugar / 100g which is 30% less than a regular ketchup contains while tasting amazing. Again all these sugars come naturally from the Fruits and Vegetables – nothing else is added.


Is the sugar in Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup different to sugar in other well-known ketchups?

Sugars, whether added as table sugar or naturally occurring in fruit and vegetables are pretty much the same – it’s what they are added with that matters. Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup is naturally sweetened with whole fruits and vegetables not just added table sugar as in most other well-known ketchups. Whole fruits and vegetables deliver an abundance of nutrients (vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fibre) as well as a great sweet taste to our product. Therefore, with Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup you are getting much more than the ‘empty’ calories of other products. Our ketchup is only sweetened with the whole fruit and vegetable, we are not using fruit juices or concentrates, as we want you to benefit from the nutritional goodness of the whole fruit.


Is Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup Vegetarian?

Yes, it is vegetarian.


Is Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup Vegan?

Yes, it is vegan.


Is Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup Gluten Free?

Yes, it is gluten free.


Is Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup suitable for a Paleo diet?

Yes, it is suitable for a Paleo diet.

Are there any allergens in Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup?

There are no allergens in Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup. For full information please look at our ingredients list and nutritional information.


Does Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup need to be kept in the fridge?

We recommend keeping Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup in the fridge for up to 8 weeks after you open it. It helps to keep all our natural ingredients tasting fresher for longer.


Why do I need to shake the bottle of Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup before pouring?

Connie’s Kitchen Ketchup is made from all-natural ingredients without the use of preservatives or stabilisers. Therefore some separation may occur when stored for long periods. This is nothing to worry about and a quick shake of the bottle before you pour it will mix them back together.