Saturday, March 25, 2006

Savvy shopper: canned food

The Telegraph

Rose Prince looks at how to buy canned food with peace of mind and a clear conscience

We might have recycled-glass mountains, but the British are notoriously poor at recycling steel, even though it is a far more essential material.
Canning is an enduringly popular way to preserve foods, surviving in spite of fridge-freezers, modified-atmosphere packaging and chemical preservatives.
Our attachment to cans is deep-rooted - think of all those late-night hunger pangs that have been solved by opening a tin.


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