Revealed: Third of Brits won’t serve canned foods to guests…

… but they’re great for store cupboard options, say most. Baked beans, soup and tomatoes top consumers’ favourite canned goods, reveals our poll.

VIDEO: Talking tomatoes with Antonio Carluccio

We’ve sent reporter Ellis Hawthorne to Italy to get the lowdown from the Godfather of modern Italian cuisine and his partnership with Cirio.

Spar buyer: ‘Modernise canned goods to defy decline’

We quiz Spar buyer James Hatch on how grocery’s sleeping giant can be pushed back into growth. So what can be done to breathe life back into the sector? 

Fond of fondue? Canned treat tops our global launches list

We’ve teamed up with Mintel to scour the world’s canned aisles for the hottest launches. Here’s what we found…

Creative challenge: Can canned goods be sexy?

We’ve tasked creative agency Doner with reinvigorating the canned category. So, can canned food ever be sexy?

Splat! Canned bestsellers take a tumble with £108m losses

Value sales in nine key areas of canned goods fall, with the likes of fish, meat and soup hit hardest. What are brands doing about it? 

New formats dent canned sales

Cans are being squeezed by new formats such as snap pots and pouches. What does this mean for the industry stalwarts?

Fancy fish flies into our top three ambient innovations

From healthier soup to deluxe sandwich fillings, here’s our pick of the latest on-trend canned launches…

Canned brands slash ad spend by 28%

Biggest advertiser Heinz reins in spending for soup and beans as the likes of Green Giant and Branston splash out. But to what effect? 

Fish brands say ‘let’s do lunch’ with adventurous new lines

Lunchtime offers a host of opportunities for canned brands, which are targeting office workers with innovative launches.