Supplies to canmakers are critical in keeping canned food on supermarket shelves

Robert Fell is chief executive of the UK's Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association

Canmakers must have secure supplies of the raw materials they need to ensure that canned food remains on supermarket shelves as the UK manages the Covid-19 crisis. That is the warning from Robert Fell, chief executive of the Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association (MPMA). Canmakers require tinplate, tin-free steel, lubricants, coatings, inks and sealants to manufacture…