Daddies

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This article is about the brand name. For the plural of Daddy, see Father. For the 1924 silent film, see Daddies (film).
Daddies sauce

Daddies is a brand of ketchup and brown sauce in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The brown sauce is similar to HP Sauce, but without tamarind and with less malt vinegar but more spirit vinegar.

History[edit]

The brown sauce product, known as Daddies Favourite, was launched in 1904, and the ketchup was launched in 1930. The brand is now owned by the H. J. Heinz Company, having been bought as part of the acquisition of HP Foods from previous owner Groupe Danone in 2005. Like HP Sauce, production of Daddies Favourite has been moved to the Netherlands.

Marketplace competition[edit]

While both brands remain solid competitors in the UK marketplace - with strong regional popularity in the Midlands, Wales and the West Country - Daddies Ketchup trails the dominant marketing leader, the better known Heinz Ketchup.

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