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December 13, 2013

A newly appointed executive at Campbell Soup will be responsible for establishing the company's strategic direction for advertising, media, global design, digital marketing and social media.

CAMDEN, N.J. — A newly appointed executive at Campbell Soup will be responsible for establishing the company's strategic direction for advertising, media, global design, digital marketing and social media.

October 4, 2013

A new line of juice drinks from Campbell Soup includes a boost of nutrition, but lower calories and less sugar than most others.

CAMDEN, N.J. — A new line of juice drinks from Campbell includes a boost of nutrition, but lower calories and less sugar than most others.

Campbell announced the launch of V8 V-Fusion Refreshers, available in peach strawberry, black cherry berry, cranberry grape and tangerine passionfruit flavors.

The drinks contain 100 calories per serving, are naturally sweetened with no high fructose corn syrup or artificial sweeteners, colors, flavors or preservatives and provide 100% of the daily value of vitamin C. The drinks also contain 20% to 25% fruit and vegetable juice.

September 4, 2013

Campbell Soup Co. and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters announced an agreement to launch Campbell’s Fresh-Brewed Soup K-Cup packs, which will offer consumers the taste and experience of Campbell’s soups in a convenient snack that can be prepared at the touch of a button in Keurig brewers.

CAMDEN, N.J. and WATERBURY, Vt. — Campbell Soup Co. and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. today announced an agreement to launch Campbell’s Fresh-Brewed Soup K-Cup packs, which will offer consumers the taste and experience of Campbell’s soups in a convenient snack that can be prepared at the touch of a button in Keurig brewers, the company stated.

August 14, 2013

Pharmavite, a U.S. manufacturer of vitamins, minerals and other dietary supplements, announced Timothy Toll as its new EVP sales.

NORTHRIDGE, Calif. — Pharmavite, a U.S. manufacturer of vitamins, minerals and other dietary supplements, announced on Tuesday Timothy Toll as its new EVP sales.

“We are honored to have Mr. Toll join our Pharmavite team, as he has deep and relevant experience delivering impressive growth through strategic business transformation,” said Mark Walsh, COO of Pharmavite. “As a well-rounded, thoughtful and respected business leader, he comes to us with an impressive track record and personal values that make him a terrific fit for our company.”

August 8, 2013

Campbell Soup Co. has completed the acquisition of Kelsen Group A/S, a producer of baked snacks, including the Kjeldsens and Royal Dansk brands, sold in 85 countries around the world.

CAMDEN, N.J. — Campbell Soup Co. has completed the acquisition of Kelsen Group A/S, a producer of baked snacks, including the Kjeldsens and Royal Dansk brands, sold in 85 countries around the world.

Based in Denmark, Kelsen is a provider in the assortment segment of the sweet biscuits category in China and Hong Kong, where growth in sweet biscuits is outpacing the growth of the $60 billion global sweet biscuits market.

August 6, 2013

Campbell Soup Co. today announced the appointment of Ed Carolan as president of U.S. Retail, and Tim Hassett as SVP and general manager of Away from Home, and chief customer officer of Campbell North America. Both will report to Mark Alexander, president, Campbell North America

CAMDEN, N.J. — Campbell Soup Co. today announced the appointment of Ed Carolan as president of U.S. Retail, and Tim Hassett as SVP and general manager of Away from Home and chief customer officer of Campbell North America. Both will report to Mark Alexander, president of Campbell North America.

August 5, 2013

Soupman, the parent company of soup brand the Original SoupMan, is proud to announce that for the first time they can say, "Soup for Walmart."

NEW YORK — Soupman Inc., the parent company of soup brand The Original SoupMan, is proud to announce that for the first time they can say, "Soup for Walmart." As of August 2013, consumers will be able to enjoy what the company calls "the soup that made 'Seinfeld' famous" at nearly 500 Walmart stores. Consumers can go to originalsoupman.com to find a store near them.

May 28, 2013

Campbell Soup Co. announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Plum Organics, a provider of premium organic foods and snacks that serve the nutritional needs of babies, toddlers and children.

CAMDEN, N.J. — Campbell Soup Company today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Plum Organics, a provider of premium organic foods and snacks that serve the nutritional needs of babies, toddlers and children.

The company, based in Emeryville, Calif., is the No. 2 brand of organic baby food in the U.S. and the No. 4 baby food brand overall.

January 3, 2013

AmerisourceBergen announced the election of former Campbell Soup president and CEO Douglas Conant to its board, effective immediately.

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — AmerisourceBergen on Wednesday announced the election of former Campbell Soup president and CEO Douglas Conant to its board, effective immediately. Conant’s election increases the number of AmerisourceBergen directors from nine to 10.

“Doug’s extensive business experience, exceptional leadership capabilities and proven track record for growing brands and businesses make him an excellent addition to our board,” stated Richard Gozon, AmerisourceBergen chairman.

November 8, 2012

Campbell Soup has introduced a new twist on the classic American favorite: Sun-Ripened Yellow Tomato soup.

CAMDEN, N.J. — Campbell Soup has introduced a new twist on the classic American favorite: Sun-Ripened Yellow Tomato soup.

This new soup is flavored with yellow tomatoes, parsley, cilantro and thyme, and follows last year's introduction of Harvest Orange Tomato Soup.

Campbell has been making its iconic condensed Tomato soup for 115 years, since 1897.

September 14, 2012

Campbell's is bringing modern epicurean offerings to the table.

CAMDEN, N.J. — Campbell's is bringing modern epicurean offerings to the table.

The company said it is expanding its lineup of soups that are bolder and appeal to diverse palates. The latest innovations include:

  • Six new Campbell's Go soups, which draw inspiration from global cuisines. The soups, packaged in convenient, microwavable pouches, are available in such varieties as Moroccan-style chicken with chickpeas soup and coconut curry with chicken and shiitake mushrooms soup;

September 13, 2012

Campbell's announced the opening of a new innovation center for its Pepperidge Farm business.

NORWALK, Conn. — Campbell's announced the opening of a new innovation center for its Pepperidge Farm business.

September 4, 2012

Campbell's has expanded its V8 100% vegetable juices with the addition of two new varieties.

CAMDEN, N.J. — Campbell's has expanded its V8 100% vegetable juices with the addition of two new varieties.

V8 100% vegetable juice Hint of Lime adds just a touch of lime for a crisp and refreshing taste, while V8 100% vegetable juice Hint of Black Pepper includes a dash of black pepper for a delicately spicy flavor.

August 30, 2012

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Andy Warhol's 1962 famed work, "32 Campbell's Soup Cans," Campbell's is rolling out limited-edition tomato soup cans that tout labels derived from original Warhol artwork.

CAMDEN, N.J. — To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Andy Warhol's 1962 famed work, "32 Campbell's Soup Cans," Campbell's is rolling out limited-edition tomato soup cans that tout labels derived from original Warhol artwork.

The four specially-designed labels reflect Warhol's pop-art style and use vibrant, eye-catching color combinations, such orange and blue, and pink and teal, Campbell's said. The limited-edition cans were produced under license from The Andy Warhol Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation that promotes the visual arts.

August 23, 2012

Chicken Soup for the Soul, the well-known book publisher and leader in life improvement, inspiration and wellness, will launch a national line of nutritious, quality comfort foods that will be available in supermarkets and food retailers in early 2013.

Chicken Soup for the Soul — the well-known book publisher and leader in life improvement, inspiration and wellness — will launch a national line of nutritious, quality comfort foods that will be available in supermarkets and food retailers in early 2013.

August 9, 2012

Pepperidge Farm is celebrating its 75-year anniversary by launching new product innovations this fall.

NORWALK, Conn. — Pepperidge Farm is celebrating its 75-year anniversary by launching new product innovations this fall.

The following items will hit store shelves from Pepperidge Farm:

  • Pepperidge Farm Simply Natural breads in soft and smooth-textured honey wheat and honey oat varieties;

  • Goldfish bread: Soft, made with whole grain and no high-fructose corn syrup, will be available in brown sugar and cinnamon varieties;

August 1, 2012

Campbell's confirmed that a new leader will take over the company's Pepperidge Farm business.

CAMDEN, N.J. — Campbell's confirmed that a new leader will take over the company's Pepperidge Farm business.

Irene Chang Britt, who has worked at Campbell's since 2005, will replace Pat Callaghan as president of Pepperidge Farm. Britt is the first woman to lead Pepperidge Farm since company founder Margaret Rudkin presided over the business from 1937 to 1966. Pepperidge Farm was acquired by Campbell's in 1961.

Britt will be based at Pepperidge Farm's headquarters in Norwalk, Conn., and will report to Campbell's president and CEO Denise Morrison.

July 25, 2012

Campbell Soup outlined a three-prong growth strategy, which includes new product introductions, in a meeting with investors held on Tuesday.

CAMDEN, N.J. — Campbell Soup outlined a three-prong growth strategy, which includes new product introductions, in a meeting with investors held on Tuesday.

July 9, 2012

Campbell's is expanding its business in the healthy beverage and packaged fresh foods businesses with the acquisition of Bolthouse Farms.

CAMDEN, N.J. — Campbell's is expanding its business in the healthy beverage and packaged fresh foods businesses with the acquisition of Bolthouse Farms.

Campbell's said it would acquire Bolthouse Farms from a fund managed by private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners for $1.55 billion in cash. The company said that it plans to operate Bolthouse Farms as a separate business unit, while members of Bolthouse's senior management team, including president and CEO Jeff Dunn, will remain with the company.

October 26, 2011

Campbell's new soup puts a spin on a classic favorite.

CAMDEN, N.J. — Campbell's new soup puts a spin on a classic favorite.

The soup brand said harvest orange tomato soup — developed by Thomas Griffiths, senior executive chef and director of Campbell’s Culinary and Baking Institute — features a blend of herbs and spices, including sage and rosemary and a touch of roasted garlic, which brings out the natural flavors of orange tomatoes. It is one of 35 new products being introduced by the company's U.S. soup and simple meals business.

October 20, 2011

Campbell Soup Co. has boosted its lineup of Healthy Request soups to include eight new varieties.

CAMDEN, N.J. — Campbell Soup Co. has boosted its lineup of Healthy Request soups to include eight new varieties.

The following flavors join the existing offerings:

  • Two Campbell’s condensed Healthy Request varieties: bean with bacon soup and cheddar cheese soup;

  • Two Campbell’s Select Harvest Healthy Request varieties: harvest tomato with basil soup and whole grain pasta fagioli soup; and

October 19, 2011

It may be time to start carving out more real estate for single-serve energy shots, or more appropriately for the food, drug and mass channel two-packs and four-packs of shots.

It may be time to start carving out more real estate for single-serve energy shots, or more appropriately for the food, drug and mass channel two-packs and four-packs of shots. Living Essentials can be credited with creating the category, and between its 5 Hour Energy and 5 Hour Energy Extra Strength, the company still drives the category with an 82.1% dollar share, according to SymphonyIRI Group data for the 52 weeks ended Sept. 4 across food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart).


October 6, 2011

Campbell Soup Co. has expanded its V8 V-Fusion juices line with 100% fruit and vegetable juice smoothies.

CAMDEN, N.J. — Campbell Soup Co. has expanded its V8 V-Fusion juices line with 100% fruit and vegetable juice smoothies.

The V8 V-Fusion smoothies have no added sugar, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives and provide 2g fiber and such vitamins as A, C and E, for 130 calories or less.

The new smoothies carry a suggested retail price of $3.99 for a 36-oz. bottle. For a limited time, 9.5-oz. bottles also will be available at select Walmart stores nationwide for 50 cents.

October 3, 2011

Campbell's is hoping consumers are ready to "mangia" as it launches a new line of Italian sauces under the Wolfgang Puck brand.

CAMDEN, N.J. — Campbell's is hoping consumers are ready to "mangia" as it launches a new line of Italian sauces under the Wolfgang Puck brand.

Each of the new sauces, which are available at grocery stores nationwide this fall, are packaged in a distinctive 16-oz. jar to offer restaurant-inspired dinner at home, Campbell's said. The new varieties include:

  • Arrabbiata: Spicy marinara and roasted red pepper combine for a distinctive sauce with real kick;

September 15, 2011

Campbell Soup Co. is expanding its U.S. soup and simple meals business with 35 new products.

CAMDEN, N.J. — Campbell Soup Co. is expanding its U.S. soup and simple meals business with 35 new products.