can opener


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a device for cutting cans open

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Today, consumers can find cans that are self-cooling, self-heating and microwavable, and many food cans have easy-open lids, so can openers aren't needed.
DemonstrationNot everyone knows how to use a new generation can opener, so keep cans available for quick demonstrations that can make the sale.
But if you're reaching for a can opener anyway, canned salmon has virtually none of tuna's mercury.
In 1964, Reynolds introduced one-way aluminum cans as a convenient alternative to returnable glass bottles and to steel cans, which still required a can opener.
The revolutionary soft grip lever action can opener is pure genius, it clamps to the can with ease and all you do is pull the lever backwards and forwards and it will glide round the can lifting the lid and leaving a smooth safe edge.
That explains the growing popularity of the easy-open can, which doesn't require a can opener, as well as the recloseable can, which is "convenient because you can open it and put it in the refrigerator without having to transfer the product to another container," Budway says.
But life became easier as the technology improved and in 1858, Ezra J Warner of Waterbury, Connecticut, patented the first can opener.
The Swing-A-Way Model 407 can opener still ranks number one in tests of can openers by consumer testing organizations," said Mark Packer, Swing-A-Way vice president.
WHILE THE CAPABILITY TO TAKE CANS FROM ROUND TO SQUARE HAS EXISTED FOR SOME TIME, MANUFACTURERS RESISTED MAKING THE CHANGE, OFTEN CITING THE DIFFICULTY OF OPENING THE NEW CAN WITH A TRADITIONAL CAN OPENER.
Nutritional information is included with each recipe - and extra tidbits are tossed in throughout - like the best manual can opener to buy, garnishing tips and general nutrition tips.
This is the identification code name for the C-Ration can opener, that little hinged metal doohickey which most of us wore beside our dogtags.
Steve will hold the cans while I operate the can opener.
BESIDES rice and canned goods that require cooking or a can opener, ready-to-eat 'energy bars' are now part of the food packs prepared by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for victims of disasters.
determining the object and the size or scope of the contract: The contract is for the supply of canned successive 1 corned Tyrolean canned aluminum weighing 100 - 150 g quantity of 1300 kg 2 canned delicacy breakfast canned aluminum weighing 100 - 150 g quantity of 1300 kg 3 canned ham chicken in aluminum package weighing 100 - 120 g in the amount of 100 kg 4 pate chicken in aluminum can with a weight of 100 - 135 g quantity of 1200 kg 5 red peppers canned aluminum weighing 100-135 g quantity of 1000 kg 6 sprats in oil a can opener with the same weighing 150-330 g in the amount of 300 kg
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