February 16, 2022

5 common myths about canned food that are not true

For a long time a lot of people have thought that canned foods aren’t as good as other types of food that you can find at the supermarket. We’re here to tell you that everything you think about canned food is actually wrong. Canned foods can be just as tasty and nutritious as anything you can find in the aisles of your local supermarket.

And to prove it, here are 5 of the most common myths we often hear about canned foods, and why they aren’t true.

Myth 1: Canned food isn’t fresh

One of the most common myths about canned food is that it’s not fresh, which couldn’t be further from the truth.
In fact, canned foods are normally fished or picked at the peak of the season and sent directly to the canning facility (which usually isn’t too far away). Unlike other foods that are left out for long deliveries and on the shop shelves, canned foods are as fresh as can be.

Myth 2: Canned foods are full of added preservatives and additives

Another myth that’s totally not true is that manufacturers add lots of preservatives and additives to canned foods to make them last longer. Actually, canned foods don’t even need to have preservatives added.
Food in cans are heated and sealed in air-tight containers which kills any bacteria or microorganisms that could spoil your food.

Myth 3: Canned foods don’t use good quality ingredients

Like all foods, there are of course certain products that may not be as high quality as others, but on the whole canned foods use the best quality ingredients.
Our range of products at Fish4Ever are made using the best quality fish, combined with tasty, organic ingredients that make for a flavoursome meal or snack.

Myth 4: You can’t make a full meal out of canned foods

Canned foods like vegetables and fish are the perfect accompaniment to any meal, but you can also buy whole meals in a can--like our quick and convenient Fish4Ever meal range.
In fact there are endless possibilities when it comes to making canned food recipes, you’d be surprised!

Myth 5: Canned foods aren’t as healthy as other foods

Canned foods are some of the most healthy because of how fresh and free of preservatives they can be.


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