Canneries, are there any left?

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  1. Jerry Daschofsky

    Jerry Daschofsky Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm not talking about fish processors, though they may be able to do the job. But there used to be a few canneries that would can up (as in metal cans, not glass jars) your vegetables, food products, etc. Not looking to do a monster production thing. Just trying to do a small batch of canned goods. For transport and shipping purposes has to be in a sealed can from a factory. Can't be a home done job (my parents used to have a metal canning machine growing up). But can't find anywhere online that will direct me to an actual cannery. I've sent off a couple emails to fish canners to see if they can help, but it's been a couple weeks and no response from any of them.

    So, anyone on here have an idea of a local cannery I can contact?
     
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    Every fish and fruit/vegetable cannery I've ever known about has closed down as far as I know.

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  3. Jerry Daschofsky

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    I have found that out too SG. I have a lead right now on one. Hoping it pans out. But any more would be appreciated.
     
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    There are a couple of brands of local canned fish. Tuna, Salmon etc. I'll see if I can kind the info. You might also try a group called slow food Seattle. I remember them giving a class on canning tuna last year.
     
  5. Jerry Daschofsky

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    I've sent out emails to most of the local "fish" companies. None have responded. Thanks, will try Slow Food as well.
     
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    I know down in Long Beach/Ilwaco they can up tuna and sell it. I can't remember the name of the place though. I know it's not local, but it's the only thing I could think of.
     
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    Jerry we would have an outfit in the Dalles can fruit for us comercially when I was in Oregon they did a good job. we sent our excess fruit to them , had it canned and them sold it in a fruitstand. I do't remember the Name and I could probably drive to it before I could find the address. I'll try because my sister in law hadsome done too.