Somebody in the 1980s really wanted to put a sexy robot in an ad.
Why the Can Opener Wasn’t Invented Until Almost 50 Years After the Can
The ad copy:
In the year 3000, food will come in amazing containers that save nutrients, freshness and time.
It will be food in cans.
The question isn’t when canned foods began. It’s when you discover them. Canned foods are convenient. Time-saving. Versatile. Healthy. And good. They go into everything from salsa to soufflés. And from baby peas to pineapple rings, they can be very impressive. Who says you have to be new to be very, very modern.
Canned Food Information Council