The can is made of sheet metal, oval shape. Sides are blue-gray, with drawn fish. Cover and bottom are metallic gray.The can was filled with herring in soya oil.
The citizens of Sarajevo were reciveing this as humanitarian aid which has been arriving from many countries all around the world.
People from Sarajevo were making imitations of pates, steaks and fish soups using this. Thanks to this, dark war days were easier to survive.