Do they still make metal coffee cans?

fiddledddMarch 13, 2011

I need metal coffee cans or something very similar (the larger size if possible). I can't find them in the grocery because everything is now plastic. Do you know where I could find something metal that can be sealed well? When we go camping we make homemade ice cream in the cans by rolling them back and forth.....a fantastic family activity. I thought of paint cans, but I'm not sure how well they seal, and I also wonder if they're food safe. I'd rather find something that has had food in it if possible. Thanks for your help!

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kraftymom

There are plenty of metal coffee cans still out there. Yuban for one still uses metal cans and so do store brand coffees. I grind my own beans but my DH is always coming home with ground coffee...all in metal cans. sigh

    Bookmark   March 13, 2011 at 11:17AM
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minnie_tx

The larger sized food cans could work as well for the ice cream huge cans of beans Corn etc.

    Bookmark   March 13, 2011 at 5:39PM
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concretenprimroses

I still see some metal cans in the grocery store. Why wouldn't the plastic ones work to make icecream?
Kathy

    Bookmark   March 13, 2011 at 10:52PM
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nanny98

Peanuts come in cans with lids....Harry and David and Costco.

    Bookmark   March 23, 2011 at 6:29PM
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avadoone

I believe Choc' Full o' Nuts Coffee comes in a metal can. It's the yellow one with brown text

    Bookmark   April 13, 2011 at 10:10PM
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RedTurtle

you must not get out much, or maybe are rich enuff to get someone else to do your food shopping? ;)
lots of coffee still in cans. Most of the foreign expresso spanish and italian coffees, as mentioned above,Goya,Cafe Bustelo, Medaglio D'Oro

    Bookmark   May 7, 2011 at 8:11PM
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cse49_grm_net

I used to make homemade english muffins in 1 # folgers coffee cans ( 1970's ) ; I would love to do this again but I can't find metal coffee cans . It took 3 of them and you cut the bottoms out to push the bread through .

    Bookmark   July 10, 2011 at 9:36AM
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