October 27: Canvironment Week, the worldwide initiative that aims to educate and to raise awareness of the sustainability of metal packaging, is being backed by European Metal Packaging (Empac).

 

In India, the week will be celebrated from 10-17 November during which tribute will be paid to Nicolas Appert, the Frenchman who first developed the food preservation techniques called Appertisation.

The initiative was launched in the 200th anniversary year of the food can by Hindustan Tin Works Ltd, one of India’s leading can manufacturers, and is being supported by canmakers on five continents. Empac represents the interests of canmakers and their suppliers in Europe.

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