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Thinking Inside the Can, But Outside of the Box

As the weather warms up, people tend to shift their minds to “outside food.” Grilling picks up, and Farmers Markets begin to open for the summer. Before we jump feet first into the fresh swimming pool, we wanted to share some ideas for how to double consumption of fruits and veggies this year. And to do that, we need “All Forms,” (canned, fresh, frozen, dried and 100% juice) all year round.

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Tweet ThisThe majority of Americans are still not getting enough fruits and vegetables. @CannedFoodFan thinks it's time to think outside the box (and inside the can!)

Happy Birthday MyPlate!

In honor of MyPlate’s birthday this June, we thought we’d feature one of their new infographics from their 5 Ways Series called “Pick a Peach: Canned Peaches 5 Ways.”

According to a recent Health Professional Survey, conducted by the Canned Food Alliance, 95% of respondents agree all forms of food, including canned, can help consumers meet MyPlate’s fruit and vegetable recommendations, slightly higher than the number seen in 2016 (91%). 

Kudos to MyPlate and to you all for making this “half your plate” thing a little easier. 

To download the 5-ways series infographics click here. Each one features a variety of canned, fresh and frozen fruits, vegetables and beans.

Tweet ThisDiscover 5 different ways to put healthy canned peaches into meals with some delicious recipes courtesy of @MyPlate.

Would you be interested in seeing the results of our most recent Health Professional Survey?  

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Recipes of the Month: Summer Lovin'!

Okay, I know we just talked about keeping those cans in sight this summer, but we can’t help but talk about how much we love grilling and showing how canned foods still have a place at the picnic table. Here are a few of our favorites directly from our members! 

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Tweet ThisA sunny #summer day is a perfect excuse for a picnic. This collection of #recipes from @CannedFoodFan's member companies will get you in the al fresco state-of-mind!

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To learn more about the Canned Food Alliance visit our website at Mealtime.org or contact the CFA’s Communications Manager, Katie Toulouse, at (412) 458-5823 or via email at katie@mealtime.org.
 

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