For generations, hot dog wieners have come in packs of 10 and hot dog buns in packs of 8. Why?! This packaging mismatch has annoyed the world for far too long and now the king of condiments, Heinz Ketchup, is stepping in to help address the situation with the Heinz Hot Dog Pact, which aims to broker negotiations between bun and wiener companies to finally sell equal quantities.

Heinz Ketchup calls on Canadians and Americans to sign a petition uniting wiener and bun manufacturers to finally sell equal packs

In time for National Hot Dog Month, the brand has launched a petition at calling on hot dog lovers around the world to sign in support of the movement and have their voices heard. Backed by the signatures of fans, Heinz will show bun and wiener companies the time for change is now.

For more than a century, Heinz’s iconic BBQ condiments, Ketchup and Mustard, have been bringing buns and wieners together. Only Heinz can champion the hot-dog-to-bun ratio issue on behalf of hot dog fans across North America and resolve this dilemma forever.

Following the long weekends in North America, where hot dogs are a staple item on the menu, there is no better time than now to address this grave hot-dog-to-bun ratio issue. You can help bring an end to this madness by signing Heinz’s petition at to join the fight and follow along on Twitter Canada Twitter U.S. and Instagram CanadaInstagram U.S.. to see how the story evolves.