• Director:

    Cecily Pingree, Gabriella Kessler & Stephanie Schmidt
  • Format:

  • Running Time:

    8 min

A Can of Beans

A look inside the B&M baked bean factory in Portland, Maine. On the banks of the Back Cove, a tiny company continues to make an old-fashioned product in the traditional way.

As the production of food becomes increasingly global and mechanized, how long can a small, traditional Maine company survive?