Canned Foods A Storehouse of Balanced and Fortified Nutrients

Canned Foods A Storehouse of Balanced and Fortified Nutrients
Canned foods and a large number of other items have become extremely popular not only in India but also across the globe over the past 30 years. Beverage cans, designed and manufactured by the top standard and milk can suppliers in India, are playing a very crucial role in the everyday diet intake of billions of people the world over. Experts are of the view that people who prefer canned food items have been found better consumers of healthy food items than those who don’t opt for canned foods. Gone are the days when people used to be a little bit hesitant in adopting canned foods. Today, canned foods have become commonplace across the world. 
The primary reason behind this overwhelming acceptance of tin cans lies in the technological advancements that the packaging industry has gone through, particularly in the past 30 years. These advancements are quite visible in the products and offerings of the top manufacturers of food items and a large number of other products. 

Canned foods: a look at the production methodology 

The packaging of canned foods is a very innovative process wherein all the food items including fruits and vegetables are canned only within a few hours after they are detached from their original sources. It can be better understood by the examples of fruits that are canned just after getting plucked from the tree. Canned foods maintain the highest quality in terms of the maintenance of natural ingredients and overall nutrition. 

This blog sheds light on some of the top benefits of canned foods in the following points:


Canned foods are a storehouse of balanced and fortified nutrients 

As discussed at the very outset, the canning of food items is a very technologically advanced and innovative process wherein the fortification of the items to be packed is taken care of very well in the concerned packaging facility. Governments around the globe are laying stress on the fortification of different food items so that the required quantity of nutritional elements can be maintained or even preserved.
Fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals are considered to be the most important part of any healthy food, and all canned food producers always remain extremely particular about this fact. A recent survey conducted in the United States on more than 42% population has revealed that the people who consume canned foods score better in terms of nutrition food intake in comparison to those who don’t. And, these calculations have been done as per the dietary recommendations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Contamination is never an issue with canned foods 

Almost all types of packaged food items are always prone to contamination because of so many external and internal factors. But when it comes to canned foods, there is no such issue with them at all. Tin cans manufactured and supplied by the top makers of packaging containers and can ends are perfectly suitable for packing all types of food items including solid, semi-solid and food items in the liquid state. It is so because beverage cans are manufactured by making use of supreme quality food-grade raw materials and by putting them into the latest manufacturing technology. Each of the cans comes with a special coating on the inner side that keeps the food items always safe and preserved from any kind of contagious developments.  

Tin containers are logistic-friendly being lightweight  

The mechanism of beverage cans is such that they are extremely lightweight and offer unmatched ease when it comes to logistics and transportation. More stuff can be packed in these cans when compared to containers made of other materials such as glass. Their low weight has a direct impact on the transportation cost and therefore manufacturers take a sigh of relief when it comes to transporting food or even non-food items from one location to another across the country and the world.  

Beverage cans suit the modern lifestyle of people globally 

Over the past 20 years, the lifestyle of people across the globe has witnessed a sea change. Be it common living or professional life, everything has taken a 360-degree turn making people ultra-busy at all times. Tin cans have come to the rescue in this scenario serving people with food items and other things while they are on the go. These beverage cans are easy to carry and can contain both solid and liquid food items very effectively and efficiently. They can be taken anywhere and can be used even while you watch a match in the stadium or a movie in a cinema hall. This is the reason people find them suitable for their lifestyle. 

Sodium intake in canned food is better taken care of 

Any food item has a direct connection with the consumers’ health, and the growing concern for lifestyle diseases such as hypertension or blood pressure has made it more serious not only in India but also across the globe. As canned foods are fortified to maintain a perfect nutritional balance, sodium quantity is also lesser in them as part of the packaging policy of the manufacturers. A very low amount of sodium in the canned food item makes them perfect for guilt-free consumption. Apart from it, canned foods are also fortified keeping in view the requirements of people suffering from diabetes – the most fatal metabolic disorder claiming millions of lives every year. These days, sugar-free cold drinks and other beverages are the most common sight in stores across the world. And, the entire credit for the same goes to the tin cans. 


Hindustan Tin Works Ltd. is one of the leading manufacturers and exporters of high-performance cookie tins, beverage cans, can ends, tin food cans, printed sheets, and related components. The company has been serving both national and international brands for many decades. It has 700+ people strong workforce across departments for a yearly production of around 260 million units. More details can be obtained from the company’s website.