If you’ve ever bitten into a burger — perhaps overeagerly — you’ve likely worn a dreaded ketchup stain down the front of your shirt for the rest of the day. Now, a new invention claims to have solved this condiment problem for you by turning that runny ketchup into trimmed, dehydrated slices.

Yup. Sliced ketchup.

The product is called Slice of Sauce, and the company behind its creation is currently raising funds on Kickstarter to manufacture the condiment sheets.

The slice resembles a piece of fruit leather. It’s made from common ketchup ingredients like vine-ripened tomato puree, distilled vinegar, cane sugar, salt, onion and garlic powders and fruit pectin. Regular ketchup has about 19 calories per tablespoon, but Slice of Sauce contains about 30 calories.

The slices do not need to be refrigerated and come in a pack of eight — not individually wrapped.

Co-founder and CEO Emily Williams, created the recipe while creating a barbecue sauce recipe. Rather than discarding the extra vegetables she had on hand, Williams mixed, ground and dried them and ended up with slices of the mixture.

“The slice is going to revolutionize the way we that we eat sauce,” Williams says in a video on the Kickstarter page. “Join us in the ‘slice age.'”

But is drippy ketchup really a problem we needed to solve? The internet hasn’t been entirely kind to the new product saying that the extra packaging is wasteful. The company has since said they are working on a more sustainable alternative.

Slice of Sauce has already raised $5,000 more than it’s original goal, and are expecting to start selling “slices” online and at specialty grocers this summer.

Our packaging is here! Special thanks to our talented designer @lesliesamkim!

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Meghan is a full-time writer exploring the fun facts behind food. She lives a healthy lifestyle but lives for breakfast, dessert and anything with marinara. She’s thrown away just as many meals as she’s proud of.