-- 100% Recyclable Packaging Celebrates 200 Years of Service --WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the past two hundred years, one food container has ruled the food packaging world and shows no signs of relinquishing its crown in the future. On August 25, the Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) invites Americans to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the food can by acknowledging its consistent relevance in our past, present and future.
Happy 200th Can-Niversary
The can revolution began on August 25, 1810, when Englishman Peter Durand was granted a patent for an idea to preserve food in tinplate vessels. The can manufacturing industry was born in England in...