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Yearly Archives: 2016

Cooking up a comeback for a 100-year-old Tomato Soup Recipe

This month Campbell is taking you back 100 years and deep into our archives. In the back of the vault we discovered our founder’s original 1915 Campbell’s Beefsteak Tomato Soup recipe and decided to not only make the original recipe once again, but package and share a limited batch with our consumers.   Many of…

Fight Hunger and Help to Keep Your Community Healthy during the holidays

By: Lindsay Vaughn, Nutrition Communications Analyst, Campbell Nutrition Team If you stand in a room with eight strangers from the community, there’s a strong chance one of them isn’t getting enough food. With 1 in 8 Americans facing hunger, now is the time to keep our food banks well-stocked. According to Feeding America, a $1…

Campbell’s Chunky donates 56,000 pounds of food to feed families this season  

Tis the season of giving and Campbell’s Chunky Soup stepped up in spectacular fashion. Last week Chunky teamed up with a popular Philadelphia radio station to lend support to their annual Camp Out for Hunger food drive. The annual event, which benefits Philabundance, will use the donations to feed more than 750,000 food insecure people in the Delaware Valley this winter.       Total amount of donations (from Campbell’s Chunky Soup and everyone else) to Philabundance…

Campbell recognized as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality

We are proud to receive our eighth perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI). With more than 1.5 million members and supporters, the HRC is America’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization. The annual CEI survey evaluates hundreds of businesses on their LGBTQ-related…

Campbell’s Board Chairman Les Vinney Named to 2016 NACD Directorship 100

Campbell Soup Company’s Chairman of the Board, Les Vinney, has been named to the National Association of Corporate Directors’ 2016 NACD Directorship 100. This annual list recognizes the leading corporate directors, corporate-governance experts, policymakers and influencers who make a significant impact to the boardroom. NACD has acknowledged individual directors who serve as role models in…

Putting a twist on tradition with Thanksgiving star Green Bean Casserole

Green bean casserole, or GBC as some may call it, has been a Thanksgiving favorite from its inception and continues to be a go-to side-dish star. But did you know the original recipe was created by an employee at Campbell? In 1955 Dorcas Reilly, then a Campbell’s Kitchen employee, wanted to create a quick and…

The Soulfull Project Heats Up with its First Donation

Thanksgiving arrived early this year for the Food Bank of South Jersey. Yesterday, The Soulfull Project donated over 21,000 servings of hot cereal to help the food bank assist more than 200,000 of our neighbors who might not otherwise know where their next meal is coming from.     After just three months of sales,…

Trash talking on America Recycles Day

  I’ve been a committed recycler since I was young. This dedication has resulted in some hoarding – most recently of plastic bags that I am determined to keep out of a landfill. It’s also resulted in some uncomfortable discussions with friends and co-workers when I call them out on placing a recyclable item in…

Trendspotting at FNCE: 5 Food Trends

By: Alexis Martin, Americas Communications Manager If you work in food or nutrition, there’s a very good chance you’ve heard (or have been to) the annual Food & Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE). FNCE brings together more than 10,000 registered dietitians and nutritionists from across the globe to learn about new food trends and the…

Proud and loud about our OUTstanding Leaders serving as LGBT allies

  The Financial Times, in partnership with OUTstanding, an LGBT network for business leaders and allies, names Bethmara Kessler, Senior Vice President of Integrated Global Services, to the Top 100 Leading LGBT+ Executives list, and Ed Carolan, President of Campbell Fresh, to the Top 30 Leading Ally Executives list for 2016. Bethmara serves as the…