Cooking On A Budget: Common Can Sizes

Monday, November 5, 2012

Common Can Sizes

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This handy chart is great. The last three can sizes are most used in restaurants or in institutional kitchens. Those cans are not readily available in your average grocery store chain and are mostly found in food warehouses and through food distributors.
If  you are thinking of preparing food for a large crowd of people over the holidays and during football season, this chart shows the number of servings you will get. For instance, if you are making food for a tail gating gathering a #10 can of let's say beans will yield 25 servings.
Hopefully you find this useful.


Common Can Sizes
Size #WeightCupsServings
1/44 oz1/2 1
3/86 oz3/41
1/28 oz12
1 picnic10 1/2 oz1 1/42 - 3
21112 oz1 1/23 - 4
30013 1/2 oz1 3/4-23 - 4
30315 1/2 oz24
220 oz2 1/25
2 1/228 1/2 oz3 1/27
333 1/2 oz4 1/48
3 cylinder46 oz5 3/410-12
556 oz714
10103 1/2 oz1325
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