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We Can’t “CANtain” Our Excitement: It’s Canned Food Month!

Feb 06, 2020

Welcome to February! This entire month is dedicated to canned foods and at Libby’s® Fruits & Vegetables, we’ve been a trusted leader in bringing wholesome canned products to your family’s kitchen since 1868. We don’t want to brag, but who better to help you partake in this “CANtastic” celebration than us!

Canned Food Month originated back in 1987 as a way to help people understand the nutritional value that canned foods bring to the table. Canned fruits and vegetables are packed with the nutrients our bodies need to be healthy – all packaged in a safe, affordable way.

Today, there are a variety of high-quality, nutritious fruits and vegetables canned fresh from farms and orchards available to you and your family to help prepare a family comfort classic or inspire the next great recipe. The experts on Canned Food Month have a few tips and activities to help you get the most out of this entire month!

  • TIP – They’re space savers in kitchens: Whether or not you have plenty of food storage in your kitchen, organizing pantries or cabinets can be tricky. Luckily, canned food items are easy to stack, organize, and don’t take up too much space.
  • ACTIVITY – Have a canned food cook-off: Think of this as your “Top Chef” moment: How can you turn those canned carrots, peas, or corn into a gourmet meal? Invite friends and family over for a canned food cook-off!

To help you celebrate all the ways you can use canned produce – we wanted to showcase some of our favorite recipes!  



Easy Carrot Cake Waffles with Whipped Cream Cheese Topping made with Libby’s® Sliced Carrots

Waffles, using canned vegetables?! Turn canned food skeptics on their head with these decadent carrot cake waffles.

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Winter Minestrone made with Libby’s® Cut Green Beans and Libby’s® Mixed Vegetables

With this recipe – we smell an award-winning soup for your canned food cook-off!

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Mexican Street Corn Style Air Fryer Potatoes made with Libby’s® Sliced White Potatoes

Who knew you could air fry canned produce? Showcase the versatility of canned vegetables with this superb party pick!

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For more recipe ideas and inspiration, check out Libby’s® Recipe Box and Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.