The history of the tin industry in Wales, in particular around Kidwelly in the 19th century. The clip focuses on the rise of the tin can, which is still used as packaging for many modern foodstuffs.

This clip is from:
Trade and Industry
First broadcast:
10 March 2010

Students could research the history of the tin industry in Wales and look at how it revolutionised food storage. They could then produce an advert for a well-known brand of tinned food, emphasising why the properties of tin are so beneficial and how tin will change the way we preserve our food.