Any idea which city is the canned food capital of Britain? The answer is Birmingham, with its residents eating a whopping 640,000 cans a day, according to new research from the trade group Canned Food UK.
A new specification for continental canned vegetable brand Bonduelle combines a nitrogen-dosed, pressurised steel food can with a 15% overall reduction in can weight, thanks to a significantly thinner wall, no requirement for beading, but also - critically...
Some parts of the canned foods industry are doomed, according to a new report from analysts at research firm Key Note, which predicts that total UK volume sales will continue to fall, despite a predicted rise in sales value.
In a market where 'fresh' has become the widely used buzz word, canned food products might appear to have acquired a somewhat dated image. But, as Catherine Quinn discovers, the canmakers are fighting back