You love the looks of a metal cans and tins but face one big question...Can I put food in it? Are metal tins food safe?This happens to be a popular question at Freund so we put our experts to work and came up with a number of answers to help you out. Whether you are looking to package homemade goodies as a gift, or want your package on retail shelves it is paramount that your metal container
Types of Metal Containers
Metal Containers featured on Freund Container & Supply
- C-Enamel liner works with low acidic foods. Think “C is for Corn”. This liner is for use with low acidity foods that will be stored for a prolonged period.
- White Enamel liner works with higher acidic foods “Think Red”, like beets, berries, tomatoes, etc.
- Lacquer liner is FDA approved and good for use with more acidic foods.
Warning! Though most tins contain one of the liners from above many tins are available unlined as well. Visually lined and unlined
Metal Containers and Liquids
FDA Approved tins can also be used with liquid food products,
Wash Metal Containers Before Use!
Do you have more questions about food safety? Let us know and we'll do our best to address them in future posts.