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World's lightest aluminium seafood can

World's lightest aluminium seafood can

By Rick Pendrous

Pioneering development work at Ardagh Group’s specialist aluminium can plant in Cuxhaven, north Germany, has resulted in the production of the world’s lightest aluminium seafood can.

What's in the can? For preference: baked beans, tuna and tomatoes

What’s the canned food capital of Britain?

By Michael Stones

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.

David Lambert, CRL’s founder and md

High-speed sterilising technique wins patents

By Rick Pendrous

Newcastle-based Continuous Retorts (CRL) has been granted a series of European patents and expects US patents to follow for its food processing technology. This is just 18 months after receiving investment from the Finance for the Business North East...

Shape of the future

Shape of the future

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

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