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Cooking Resources. . .

Canned Food Equivalents

Canned Food

Canned food has a shelf life of at least two years from the date of processing and can retain its safety and nutritional value well beyond two years with some variation in quality, such as a change of color and texture. For more information and facts about canned foods, visit mealtime.org.

Can Equivalents

4 ounce 4 ounces 1/2 cup
5 ounce 5 ounces 5/8 cup
6 ounce 6 ounces 3/4 cup
8 ounce 8 oz. 1 cup
Picnic 10 1/2 to 12 ounces 1 1/4 cup
12 oz. vacuum 12 ounces 1 1/2
Condensed milk 14 fl. ounces 1 1/3
Evaporated milk 5 1/3 fl. ounces 2/3
Evaporated milk 13 fluid ounces 1 2/3

Picnic 10-1/2 to 12 ounces 1-1/4 cups
#1 11 ounces 1-1/3 cup
#1 tall 16 ounces 2 cups
#1 square 16 ounces 2 cups
#2 1 pound 4 ounces or
1 pint 2 fluid ounces
2-1/2 cups
#2-1/2
1 pound 13 ounces
3-1/2 cups
#2-1/2 square 31 ounces scant 4 cups
#3 33 1/2 ounces
4 cups
#5 56 ounces 7-1/3 cups
#10 6 1/2 pounds to 7 1`/2 pounds 5 ounces 13 cups
#300 14 to 16 ounces 1-3/4 cups
#303 16 to 17 ounces 2 cups
Baby food jar 3-1/2 to 8 ounces depends on size
Frozen juice concentrate 6 ounces 3/4 cup

Substituting smaller cans for #10 cans
A  #10 can equals 7 # 303 cans (16 ounces)
A  #10 can equals 5 #2 cans (1 pound, 4 ounces)
A #10 can equals 4 #2 1/2 cans  (1 pound, 13 ounces)
A #10 can equals 2 #3 cans (46-50 ounces)

Safe Handling of canned goods

Commercially Canned Food: FAQ's

ABOUT CANNED FOOD: WHENCE IT CAME:
THE HISTORY OF FOOD CANNING By Foodreference.com

Did You Know?

Canned shrimp, tuna, salmon and other seafood products sometimes naturally form harmless crystallized fragments, sometimes mistaken for glass, much as sugar often forms crystals in syrups or preserves. For more information and other food facts, visit safefood.org

 

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