Canned tomatoes are high in vitamins C and A and a good source of Vitamin K and potassium.
Fresh and canned peaches have comparable levels of Vitamin E.
Cans are infinitely recyclable.
80–90% of all steel ever produced is still in use today (World Steel, 2011).
Steel cans have a 71% recycling rate, which is the highest of any food package.
Nearly 75% of all aluminum ever produced is still in use today.
Steel cans have up to 35% recycled content.
Making new steel products from recycled steel reduces water use by 40%, water pollution by 76%, air pollution by 86% and mining waste by 97%.
The canning process not only increases certain antioxidants, it also makes it easier for the body to absorb certain nutrients.
Canned fruits and tomatoes are packed within just a few hours of being harvested at the peak of ripeness.