Moms have, for generations, relied on canned
foods to seal in the nutrition, freshness and flavor of their favorite foods, and recent innovations -- like easy-to-open and pull-tab lids, as well as metal cans being 100 percent recyclable -- have made them even more invaluable for today's families," says Sherrie Rosenblatt, the institute's VP of marketing and communications.
Unlike many commercially canned
products, which are sold in cans lined with BPA-based epoxy, home canned
food is free of BPA.
Steel cans have been traditionally dominant in much of the food packaging market--particularly canned
fruits, vegetables and soups.
Central American: Add in chopped fresh or canned
tomatoes, chopped fresh cilantro, chopped onions, and chopped green bell peppers; if you'd like some heat, add some Tabasco or hot sauce.
Quick homemade soups are generally more nutritious than their canned
Consumption of canned
tuna has grown 2% year-on-year.
S&W BLACK BEANS; S&W GARBANZO BEANS; PROGRESSO CANNELLINI BEANS (a sampling of the many varieties and brands available)
For a sweet dessert pizza: Use fresh or thawed frozen berries; fresh, canned
, or thawed frozen peaches; canned
, drained pineapple; canned
cherries or plums; dried apricots, raisins, or dates; chopped walnuts, pecans, almonds, or pistachios; shredded coconut; or almond or soy butter.
With a well-stocked pantry and freezer of soup ingredients - like garlic, dried onions, herbs and spices, pasta, ravioli, noodles, cooked meats, assorted frozen vegetables, canned
diced tomatoes, assorted canned
broths (use low-sodium varieties if you like), rice, canned
clams, frozen seafoods, assorted varieties of canned
beans, bacon and such - you'll be on your way to success.
50% of all canned
tuna eaten in the home is for lunch
Or heat some vegetable broth, add some fresh or canned
mushrooms, and make your own noodle bowl.
1911 - William Gebhardt markets the first canned
chili and tamales.