Skip to comments.Beanz meanz canz? Heinz to sell plastic jars
Posted on 08/01/2010 3:00:48 AM PDT by CardhuEdited on 08/01/2010 5:05:46 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
Devotees of baked beans will soon be able to save themselves valuable seconds – not to mention the agony of lacerating their fingers on jagged cans – as they prepare their favourite food.
After 115 years, Heinz is to offer its baked beans in screw-top plastic jars for the first time. The 15cm-high resealable fridge pack, which holds 1kg of beans, will go on sale in September and will feature a see-through measure on its side showing how much is left inside.
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I had a similar idea awhile back. instead of a jar, I thought of a plastic can. The can would be of high density polyethylene but the lid still metal. So you still open it with a can opener. Soda pop cans could be done the same way. The top of the can would remain traditional aluminum with a pop top. The rest HDPE.
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I'm not too thrilled about these see through cans.
Plastic can be a good thing, but it can also be a curse. As with anything, moderation is the answer. Unfortunately, moderation is almost impossible these days. Everything is plastic.
We like to grow, raise (or hunt), and eat as much of our own food as possible. That other stuff just isn't that healthy anymore.
I do have to buy stuff we can't (or just don't) grow ourselves (like olives). When I do, I avoid Heinz just because I don't want to support Kerry. It's no skin off my back to buy a competitors product.
I am not a huge fan of plastic packaging, especially with food. I don’t like cooking with it or warming things in it. When my vinegar brand started using plastic bottles over glass ones I switched brands.
Now these are beanz.
I'll never understand how you people can eat Heinz or Campbells or Bushs
Oh, c'mon. I've never heard such a thing.
I'd stick around to debate it, but I've got to go do my nails.
Packaging is always a trade off. The lead alloy used by toothpaste makers long ago is an example. And yes it did leach lead into the tooth paste. But they kept using it for some time after the contamination was known. I bet you didn’t know that either.
Back then some cut the empty tubes up to use for fishing sinkers.
As for the estrogen contamination, Google is your friend.
I make homemade Boston baked beans. The results have ruined me for the tinned stuff :)
Heinz could give them away and I would say “No thanks.” The Heinz Foundation supports too many causes I despise. Thank God for freedom to choose!
Open up a can of beans these days, and look at the can. The can has a white plastic lining so the metal doesn't leach into the product.
Either way, the beans are touching plastic.
I haven’t bought a HEinz product since the day I found out who Theresa Heinz is......and never will.
I was raised on hot dogs and beans, and to this day, they’re one of my favorites. (B&M bacon and onion, with Nathan’s hot dogs).
Ummm, maybe he talked his wife into doing this to help pay the fees on docking his boat in that state......the whole bunch are sickening....
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