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Campbell Agrees to Sell U.K. and Irish Businesses to Premier Foods plc

CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 12, 2006–Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) today announced it has entered into an agreement to sell its U.K. and Irish businesses to Premier Foods plc for cash proceeds of approximately $845 million. The businesses have annual sales of approximately $480 million. The sale is subject to approval by Premier’s shareholders. Campbell anticipates that…