On the up

A general upward trend in food can shipments is being offset by rising costs. Arthur Stupay reports

It would have been optimistic to expect last year’s dramatic rise in demand for food cans in North America during the Covid-19 pandemic to be sustained. In the second quarter of 2020 they jumped by 16.7 per cent to meet rising demand for in-home and off-premise packaged food. Although this year’s second quarter food can…