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Campbell To Acquire Market-Leading Soup And Sauce Businesses In Europe From Unilever

Campbell also raises earning estimates for 2nd quarter based on strong U.S. soup performance. CAMDEN, N.J., January 29, 2001 – Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) announced today that it has agreed to purchase several market-leading soup and sauce businesses in Europe from Unilever. The businesses have combined annual sales of more than $400 million. They…

Campbell Soup Company Announces The Webcast Of Its Acquisition Of Unilever’s European Culinary Brands

Camden, N.J., January 29, 2001- – Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) invites interested shareholders, investors and consumers to listen to its Conference Call discussing the acquisition of Unilever’s European culinary brands, live over the Internet on Monday, January 29, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. WHAT: Campbell Soup Company’s acquisition of Unilver’s European culinary brands announcement…

Campbell Names Douglas R. Conant President And Chief Executive Officer

CAMDEN, NJ, January 8, 2001 – Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) announced that Douglas R. Conant has been elected President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of the company, effective today. Conant, 49, was most recently President of Nabisco Foods Company where he led the $3.7 billion business to five consecutive years of double-digit earnings…

AFC And NFC To Face Off In “Souper” Showdown

Tackling Hunger Campaign Culminates with 1 Million Can Donation of Campbell’s Soup Tampa, Fla. (Jan. 23, 2001) Super Bowl heroes Kurt Warner, Terrell Davis and Joe Theismann will lead teams from the NFC and AFC to help Campbell’s Chunky Soup donate more than 1 million cans of soup to food banks nationwide today. The “souper”…

Campbell Soup Names New Camden Ballpark

Riversharks Will Play At “Campbell’s Field” CAMDEN, NJ, January 17, 2001 – An American icon is teaming up with America’s favorite pastime. Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) announced today that the new Camden baseball stadium on the Delaware River facing Philadelphia will be named “Campbell’s Field” when it opens for the 2001 spring season. “We…