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Campbell Reports Earnings Per Share At $.30; Consumer Purchases Of U.S. Soup Increased 12 Percent For Third Quarter

CAMDEN, NJ, May 16, 2001–Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) today reported diluted earnings per share of $.30 for the third quarter ended April 29, 2001, down 6 percent from the same period last year. Net sales in the quarter increased 3 percent to $1.4 billion, a 5 percent increase before the impact of currency. This…

Campbell Completes Purchase Of Market-Leading Soup And Sauce Business In Europe From Unilever

CAMDEN, N.J., May 4, 2001 – Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) has completed the previously announced purchase of several market-leading soup and sauce businesses in Europe from Unilever. The purchase price was 1 billion Euros or approximately 900 million U.S. dollars. Campbell announced this acquisition agreement with Unilever on January 29, 2001. The European Commission…

Campbell’s Australian Biscuit Unit Announces Manufacturing Reconfiguration

CAMDEN, N.J., MAY 2, 2001. Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) today announced that its Arnott’s biscuit unit in Australia is reconfiguring its manufacturing network to drive greater efficiency and effectiveness in support of its growth agenda. The reconfiguration includes increased investments of approximately $30 million in three facilities–Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide–and the closure in September…