7 Simple Steps to Delicious Canned Food
Have you ever wondered how food gets inside the can? The process actually follows the same simple steps home canners have used for generations:
Pick food at peak ripeness, flavor and quality
For Produce: Peel, trim, core, slice, chop and blanch, as necessary. For Dried Beans: Hydrate the dried beans and then blanch quickly in boiling water followed by a brief cold water bath
Fill the can with food, liquid (water, juice), plus any seasonings if needed
Close and seal the lid
Heat quickly to a precise temperature for an exact amount of time
Our downloadable infographic details the simple process that delivers food from the farm to the can to tables around the world.