Melissa Joy Dobbins, MS, RDN, CDE separates fact from fiction when it comes to canned food nutrition.
Fruits, vegetables, beans and lean proteins are essential to any healthy diet; and when it comes to nutrition, all forms count.
In honor of National Nutrition Month®, view our helpful fact sheet that explains how canned foods can help kids receive the nutrition they need.
Diane Henderiks, RD, shares how to create meals that are healthier than takeout, but just as quick and easy in honor of National Nutrition Month®.
WCYB in Virginia explains why canned foods are one of the best ways to get food from the farm to your family's table.
Dietitian Abby Langer shows how canned food can work for the health conscious, while also being a little kinder on the pocket book as well.
From StarTribune.com - here's how and why you should celebrate National Canned Food Month.
Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, shares her favorite tips for enjoying heart-healthy canned foods.
Julie Garden-Robinson, Food + Nutrition Specialist of FarmForum.net, outlines numerous canned food benefits.
In honor of American Heart Month, our “Tips To Reduce Sodium” infographic can help you get the nutrition of canned foods while watching your sodium intake.
Kristen Stevens, Acting President for Produce for Better Health Foundation, shares how to celebrate National Canned Food Month.
The acclaimed talk show host makes spinach-artichoke soup and white bean dip with crumbled chorizo.
Bahar Takhtehchian of the Today Show highlights why you should buy more canned food in February.
Getting out of the canned-food aisle and into the produce department is one of the 2017 goals of the Tomato Products Wellness Council.
Canned ingredients help make hot breakfasts quicker and easier. Check out these recipes for inspiration.
From theKitchn.com - check out these five creative recipes for a can of tomatoes.
The Canned Food Alliance rings in 2017 by looking back at our top articles of 2016.
Canned Food Alliance Communications Manager, Katie Toulouse, weighs in on how to boost Center Store Sales in Progressive Grocer.
Lauren Ott, RD, gives her top 5 pantry staples to make party planning easier, and how to use them this holiday season.
Elizabeth Shaw, MS, RDN, gives her top 5 pantry staples to make party planning easier, and how to use them this holiday season.
The Canned Food Alliance is giving away a $100 Williams-Sonoma Gift Card in celebration of FNCE 2016! Learn more here on how you can win.
Maggie Michalczyk, RD, shares a preview of a new menu modeling analysis illustrating how simple it is to make small dietary adjustments that add up to extra nutrition.
An article by Jackie Newgent, RDN, on the fact and benefits of pulses (beans/legumes) was featured on the wellness blog, "Together Counts."
Is your family ready for game day? Diana K. Rice, RD, of "The Kids Cook Monday", shares ideas on how to involve kids in making nutritious, game-day dips and snacks to fuel the fun.
Executive Director of the Canned Food Alliance, Rich Tavoletti, was interviewed in an August editorial feature in USA Today.
Using canned foods, especially beans, can help provide options for quick and nutritious meals when time is of the essence.
There's plenty to like about farmers' markets. But there is a downside.
Jackie Newgent, RDN, culinary nutritionist and author of The All-Natural Diabetes Cookbook, shares some interesting facts and her favorite recipes that feature highly ...
Executive Director of the Canned Food Alliance, Rich Tavoletti, was featured in a June 2016 article "In The Can" from Progressive Grocer magazine.
RD Kayla Colgrove features Canned Food Alliance recipe Mango Tango Black Bean Salsa On Her Blog MakingHealthierDecisions.com
Miranda Hammer, MS, RD, CDN, founder of crunchyradish.com, offers advice on pulling together a delicious picnic, whether you are headed to the park, an outdoor concert, the ...
Easy-to-make, delicious recipes from the members of the Canned Food Alliance, hand-picked exclusively for a summer picnic.
Eric Meredith, MEd, MS, RD, CHES, creator of Health Heroes Comics, shares his insights on how important it is to get kids involved in the kitchen at a young age to better understand ...
Canned ingredients help make special breakfasts quicker and easier. Check out these recipes for inspiration.
Rachel Paul, MS, RD, provides helpful tips for spring cleaning your pantry and re-stocking it with healthful, delicious foods to help prepare meals quickly and affordably.
From foodnetwork.com - canned coconut milk is more useful around the kitchen than you might think.
From theKitchn.com - what not to do when cooking with canned beans from an article on thekitchn.com.
Canned foods are noted for their convenience and nutrients in this Huffington Post article from registered dietitian Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger.
Canned foods are featured in this segment from KENS-TV in San Antonio. RD Shannon Garcia shares pack-n-go snacks. (via kens5.com)
MyPlate resources and introducing the MyPlate program to your family, brought to you by the Canned Food Alliance (CFA).
Julie Harrington, RD and chef, shares what she loves about simple, delicious canned fruit and her favorite ways to use these nutrient-dense sweet treats in every day cooking.
In honor of National Nutrition Month, we offer our “Canned Foods Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before” Infographic. It’s our take on trendy, nutritious meal ideas built around one ...
Canned foods are featured in this segment from WBAL-TV in Baltimore. Registered dietitian Marie Spano offers tips on heart-healthy food choices. (via wbaltv.com)
Nutrition communications expert, Alison Borgmeyer, MS, RDN, shares tips for how health professionals can effectively share the latest nutrition guidelines with their ...
The Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) recently honored the Canned Food Alliance as a one of 75 role models in the fruit and vegetable industry.
Canned foods help you make healthy food choices from all five food groups including fruits, vegetables, grains, protein foods and dairy to get the nutrients you need.
Toronto Sun celebrates National Canned Food month with a delicious recipe from the Canned Food Alliance–Skillet Shepherd's Pie.
U.S. Steelmakers, can manufacturers and food processors commend the recommendations to eat more fruits, vegetables, beans and seafood in all forms.
Nutrition expert, Melanie Zook, MA, RD, advises starting the year by making simple changes that set you up for sustainable success in eating a balanced healthy diet.
As peach harvest wraps up, second-generation peach grower, Sarb Johl, shares some surprising facts about the peach – that delicious fruit that conjures up summertime ...
As 2015 comes to a close, everyone in the business of food is gearing up for the hottest food trends for the year ahead.
Kara Lydon, RD, LDN, RYT, The Foodie Dietitian, shares some simple tricks that yield delicious treats from the kitchen. Her recipe hacks using canned ingredients will be sure to ...
When it comes to nutrition, all forms count. Canned, fresh, frozen, dried beans and seafood/meats and 100% juice all can provide essential nutrients that make up a healthy diet.
New study confirms children and adults who choose canned fruits and vegetables have a higher intake of key nutrients.
New research published online in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics provides insight into the role of canned fruits and vegetables in a healthy diet.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year – back-to-school season! This is a critical time that kids should have lunches and snacks to keep them energized and primed for learning.
Marjorie Freedman, MS, PhD, shares new research that points to better overall nutrition among American adults who eat canned fruits and vegetables.
Study being presented at Experimental Biology 2015 shows adults eat more total produce and key nutrients
Alyson Fendrick, RD, encourages re-thinking what’s often thought of as a “whole food” as she takes a fresh look at canned food and the simple, time-honored process behind it.
Liz Weiss, MS, RD, celebrates an age-old comfort food – soup! – in honor of National Soup Month.
New study reveals children who ate canned fruits and vegetables had higher total fruit and vegetable intake and a better overall diet.
New design offers fresh look and user-friendly tools for health professionals and government audiences.
The CFA commends Congress on passage of a five-year Farm Bill. The Bill lauds provision for canned, fresh, frozen and dried fruits and vegetables.
According to a new survey, customer confusion about canned food persists. Consumer perception contrary to USDA dietary recommendations and decades of nutrition science.
CFA commends the Nevada Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program for adding canned beans to its food package.
The Canned Food Alliance commends the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program to "all forms" of fruits and vegetables, whether they are fresh, ...
Canned foods provide important nutrients our bodies need, often at a lower cost-per-nutrient than fresh, frozen or dried forms. (Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences)
Study reveals many canned foods offer more nutrients per dollar than fresh, frozen or dried
The Canned Food Alliance (CFA) commends the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) new and improved nutrition standards for school meals that will address the need ...
Less than half of Americans surveyed realize canned foods count toward dietary goals
The CFA commends the USDA on the new MyPlate food icon.
Summary of CFA's comments regarding the proposed rule to revise the meal patterns and nutrition requirements for the National School Lunch Program and National School ...
The Canned Food Alliance Applauds 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
A summary of the CFA's comments regarding approaches to reducing sodium consumption.
Making Over America's Meals One Can at a Time: Canned Food Alliance Launches "Just Add One" Reci-Tips, Tools to Help Moms Make Healthier, Tastier Dishes Faster
Mealtime.org Urges Consumers to "Just Add One" for Added Value, Taste and Nutrition
Mealtime.org Makes it Easy to Just Add One Canned Ingredient for Added Value, Taste and Nutrition
Steel Can Continues to Be North America's Most Recycled Food Container
No need to sacrifice taste or nutrition for easy meals using one pot, five ingredients and ten bucks. "Kitchen Countdown" recipes marry ease, taste and nutrition without ...
Study reveals all moms need and want a better knowledge of kitchen basics to help with healthy meal preparation. (Rutgers University)
The Canned Food Alliance answers the call for "Back to Basics" with Essential Kitchen Toolkit. According to Rutgers research, families want guidance on kitchen basics and make ...
After taking a peek inside family pantries, fridges, and freezers, Rutgers University researchers found that, in general, households are keeping nutritious foods on hand.
Identifying group factors in mothers directly affects nutrition for the whole family.(Rutgers University)
Rutgers University. New studies reveal insights into how moms differ in making food decisions that affect the entire family's nutrition.
Study suggests the majority of moms don't believe that nutrition and convenience are able to coexist. (Rutgers University)
WIC Recognizes Canned Foods Play an Important Role in Helping Moms and Kids Meet Nutrition Goals
Study identifies factors influencing food choices and solutions for eating more healthfully
National Health Initiative Encourages the Consumption of More Fruits and Vegetables in All Forms: Canned, Fresh, Frozen, Dried and 100% Juice. Produce for Better Health ...
The Journal of Science of Food and Agriculture Reports All Forms Count
All forms – canned, fresh, frozen, dried and 100% juice – of fruits and vegetables provide needed nutrients that make up a healthy diet. (UC Davis)
New quick and complete-meal recipes available at www.mealtime.org
WIC Recognizes Canned Foods Make It Easy For Families to Meet Nutrition Goals
Unique Dressings Swap Oil for Canned Fruits or Vegetables For a Surprise Dose of Vital Nutrients
Canned Foods Play Prominent Role in Helping Kids Meet Nutrition Goals
Canned Food Alliance Hosts Forum Featuring Celebrity Chef Tyler Florence, Along with the Industry’s Top Food Reporters, Nutritionists and Policy Makers (April 2005)
American Iron and Steel Institute Manager to Lead Drive to Promote Appeal of Canned Foods
Nutritious Canned Foods Can Make Healthful Eating a Reality
Survive your Thanksgiving turkey with troubleshooting tips from www.helpmyutke.com and www.mealtime.org.
Business and consumers lose up to $1 Billion due to spoilage or waste during August blackout. Canned Food provides safe, reliable alternative to fresh, frozen products. (Sept. ...
Mint, ginger and oatmeal add a new twist to popular fruit drinks
Recipes made with canned ingredients deliver on health, taste and convenience.(University of Massachusetts)
Canned foods are comparable to cooked, fresh and frozen varieties in their nutrient contribution to the American diet. (University of Illinois)
Lisa Dorfman, MS, RD, CSSD, aka The Running Nutritionist®, is a leading Board Certified Sports Dietitian & Performance Coach. She shares her favorite go-to canned foods to help ...
Have you ever wondered how food gets inside the can? The process actually follows the same simple steps home canners have used for generations:
Cindy Brown, a seventh-generation farmer who now specializes in grown red kidney beans, shares information on harvesting beans and the many benefits of incorporating these ...
Research shows that many canned ingredients offer more nutrients for your money than their fresh, frozen or dried counterparts.
Food blogger RJ Jaramillo, of CookLikeaDad.com, shares his favorite baked beans recipe and other cookout tips in honor of National Grilling Month and National Baked Beans ...
Earth Day is the perfect time to proclaim the incredible sustainability story surrounding the steel food can.
Marjorie Freedman, MS, PhD, shares her key take-aways from new research commissioned by the Canned Food Alliance that shows kids who ate canned fruits and vegetables ate more ...
Elizabeth Pivonka, president of the Produce for Better Health Foundation, highlights tips on how to eat more fruits and vegetables year-round by relying on “all forms,” ...
Canned foods tend to get a bad rap and shoppers often are advised to avoid or limit purchases from the center aisles of their local food market. But the truth is canned foods o!er ...
Roberta Duyff, MS, RD, discusses ways to ensure you are eating healthy this winter with always-in-season, nutritious and convenient canned ingredients that help get delicious ...
What could be better than a bowl of chili on a cold day?
Nothing says love like baked goods for breakfast.
Canned foods are the opposite of mysterious! What you see is what you get.
Springtime is the perfect time to invite friends and family over for a relaxing brunch. You can easily serve up a delicious and nutritious meal with some simple canned food swaps.
Eating more pulses, which are beans and legumes, can benefit your health and the planet.
When you incorporate canned ingredients, even the smallest children can participate from draining and rinsing to assembling and cleaning up. A
Make your game day party or tailgate a victory with simple, nutritious and delicious recipes.
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with simple, nutritious and delicious recipes.
Who doesn’t love a good, juicy burger? Try something new this summer with one of these flavorful, quick and easy, nutrient-packed burger options. You’ll be glad you did!
When the thermometer starts to head south, it’s time to turn up the stove to whip up these simple, yet delicious cold weather comfort favorites from some of our members.
Our collection of dessert recipes featuring convenient, nutritious and time-saving canned fruits and vegetables can help you create a sweet ending to your next holiday ...
February is American Heart Month, and maintaining a healthy heart has never been more important.
MyPlate resources and introducing the MyPlate program to your family, brought to you by the Canned Food Alliance (CFA).
Comparison of nutrients across forms for fruits, vegetables, beans and tuna.
Canned food stretched food dollars for taxpayers and participants in government programs
Canned beans add needed nutrition, preference, value and convenience to WIC moms
The Canned Food Industry creates jobs in the United States
With 1/3 of U.S. children either overweight or bees, it's clear kids need a healthier diet. The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends "all forms" (canned, fresh, ...
What dietitians know that more consumers should
Statistically, canned and frozen foods are wasted less often. Fresh foods are most likely to be tossed.
From delightful desserts to savory suppers, a little creativity and one canned ingredient can turn an ordinary dish into an extraordinary meal.
New Cost-Per-Nutrient Research published in the Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences demonstrates you often can get more nutrients for your money when choosing canned foods ...
Snack-size portions of produce cost about 2 cents less on average than snack-size portions of foods like crackers, chips, or donuts.
The benefits of allowing canned fruits, vegetables, and beans
Back to basics guidelines for preparing convenient, nutritious meals
Tips on how to "Just Add One" canned ingredient to turn an extraordinary dish into an extraordinary meal
Canned foods are among the many nutritious foods permitted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as part of the WIC program, helping participants stretch their benefits while ...