Ideal meal

Ideal meal

The ideal meal is, in principle, the one that provides a balance of nutrients and calories that suit your state of health and activity level. But also the one that suits your taste, prepared lovingly, to enjoy in special moments shared with family and friends. The ideal meal, which General regards as one of life’s beautiful pleasures, nourishes the body, mind and spirit.


In General canned products, olive oil or a vegetable oil, such as soybean oil or sunflower oil, is used either individually or as part of sauces, such as tomato sauce, stew and many others.

The covering liquid that the General canned products contain can and should be consumed. If you do not want to consume it all, we suggest you reserve it and use it as a seasoning for other foods. From the nutritional point of view, these are fats that must be integrated as part of a healthy diet. Enjoy all the value of General canned products!

Omega-3 is the name of a type of fatty acid that our body does not have the ability to synthesize and therefore can only be obtained through our diet or supplements. This type of fat has numerous benefits to our health, from brain development in children to cardiovascular prevention in adults. It is also an important fat at the level of sight, renal function and nervous system.

General products are preserved by means of a sterilisation process and not by the use of chemical preservatives. This process is responsible for the great durability of these products.

The nutritional properties of General products are maintained throughout their durability.

When a General product is not consumed in its entirety, it must be stored in a suitable container in the refrigerator and consumed within 24 hours.

General products stand out for the quality of their raw material and the guarantee of their food safety, supported by several independent certifications. General combines the traditional flavours of a Portuguese production with the highest technology to develop its products, from the most characteristic and already known, to the most recent and innovative ones.

The tuna can be frozen, as long as it is in a proper container.

General tuna does not have mercury levels that are quantifiable.

Before being opened, General products should be stored in a dry place at room temperature unless otherwise indicated on the product itself. Generally, once opened, they should be stored in a suitable container in the refrigerator and consumed within 24 hours.