Press Releases

Campbell Raises First Quarter Earnings Estimate

CAMDEN, N.J., Oct 30, 2001 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) today raised its earnings estimate for the fiscal 2002 first quarter ended October 28, 2001. On September 6, 2001, the company said that it expected diluted earnings per share to be between $.33-$.36 for the quarter before continuing special charges associated…

Harvard Study Links Tomato-Rich Foods And Carrots To Reduced Risk Of Lung Cancer

High Intake of Lycopene and Alpha-Carotene Lowers Risk By 20-25 Percent October 11, 2000 – A new study conducted by a team of Harvard researchers links diets rich in tomato-based foods and carrots to reduced risk of lung cancer. Each year in the United States, over 150,000 men and women die of lung cancer —…

Campbell Appoints Two New Senior Executives: Doreen A. Wright To Head Information Technology; James M. Kenney To Lead U.S. Sales Force

CAMDEN, N.J., May 25, 2001 – Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) today announced the appointment of two senior executives – Doreen A. Wright, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer and James M. Kenney, President of the Campbell Sales Company. Wright, 44, was Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Nabisco, Inc. from 1999-2001….

Campbell Board Approves Major Investment Plan

Primary Focus Is On Market-Leading U.S. Soup Business; In Fiscal 2002, Total Marketing To Increase $200 Million, Capital Spending To Increase $100 Million, And Earnings Per Share To Be Reduced 20 Percent To Approximately $1.30; Annual Dividend To Be Reduced From $.90 To $.63. CAMDEN, NJ, July 27, 2001– Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) today announced…

Pepperidge Farm And Cooking.Com Launch Joint Promotion

NORWALK, Conn. and SANTA MONICA, Calif. – October 16, 2000 – Holiday bakers have known for years that Pepperidge Farmâ Puff Pastry is the secret ingredient to creating spectacular festive meals and this year it will really pay off! Cooking.com, the premier destination for people who cook and enjoy gourmet food, and Pepperidge Farm, maker…

Campbell Responds To “Mini-Tender” For Stock

CAMDEN, NJ (October 15, 2001) – Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) has received notification of an unsolicited “mini-tender” offer made to its shareowners by TRC Capital Corporation on October 3, 2001, to purchase up to 12,500,000 or approximately 3% of the company’s shares at a price of $27.25 per share. Campbell is not affiliated with TRC…

Pepperidge Farm Announces Plans To Build $72 Million State-Of-The-Art Bakery To Meet Increased Northeast Demand

Norwalk, CT – October 1, 2001 – Pepperidge Farm, Inc. today announced plans to build a new $72 million, 265,000-square-foot bakery in the greater Hartford area of Connecticut. The new state-of-the-art facility will produce breads, rolls and stuffing to meet the growing demand for Pepperidge Farm fresh baked goods in Northeastern U.S. states. Pepperidge Farm,…