Shoppers are buying smoked eel, octopus, duck confit and even caviar

Tinned food enjoys a revival... but this time it's the likes of canned eels and caviar rather than baked beans and peach halves as shoppers go upmarket Shoppers are buying smoked eel, octopus, duck confit and cavier Sales of tinned pulses and beans have also seen dramatic surge in sales  Some three billion cans a year are sold - at a retail value of £2.3billion 

By Sean Poulter Consumer Affairs Editor For The Daily Mail

Published: 01:21 BST, 20 April 2019 | Updated: 01:22 BST, 20 April 2019

View
comments

Tinned foods are having a revival – but it’s not down to the popularity of baked beans and peach halves.

Now, shoppers are turning to tins for more upmarket foods such as smoked eel, octopus, duck confit, and even caviar.

Sales of tinned pulses and beans have also seen a surge in sales as the number of vegetarians and vegans continues to rise, alongside those who are cutting back on meat for environmental and health reasons.

Now, shoppers are turning to tins for more upmarket foods such as smoked eel, octopus, duck confit, and even caviar (stock image)

Now, shoppers are turning to tins for more upmarket foods such as smoked eel, octopus, duck confit, and even caviar (stock image)

And canned or frozen foods are selling more widely due to rising concern over food waste, as much fresh produce goes off and is thrown away before it is eaten.

After many years of decline as families turned to fresh produce, sales are now growing with 3billion cans a

read more from dailymail.....

Get the latest news delivered to your inbox

Follow us on social media networks

NEXT Jernigan Capital: 2Q Earnings Snapshot