Press Releases

Campbell Names General Contractor for New 80,000-Square Foot Employee Services Building

CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) today announced the appointment of Torcon Inc. as the general contractor for its new 80,000-square-foot employee services building. Torcon is one of the leading construction services firms in the nation with headquarters in Red Bank, N.J. and an operations office at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. The company specializes…

Campbell Completes Sale of Generale Condimentaire Condiment Business in France to Lesieur

CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) today announced it has completed the sale of its Generale Condimentaire (GECO) business to Lesieur, a company indirectly held by Sofiproteol, the financial arm of the French oilseed producer. Campbell announced the signing of the agreement on July 31, 2008. Financial terms of the sale were not disclosed….

Campbell Soup Company Teams Up with Multi-Platinum Singer/Songwriter Jewel to Help Support the Future of American Agriculture

Campbell Kicks Off Campaign to Champion the National FFA Organization CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Fall signals harvest season across the country. This year it also marks the kick-off of a national campaign to help support the future of American farming. Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) is partnering with the National FFA Organization and Grammy-nominee Jewel to help…

Campbell Soup Foundation Honors Camden Heroes at Annual Awards Breakfast

Foundation Recognizes Camden Leaders for Contributions to City CAMDEN, N.J., September 25, 2008 – The Campbell Soup Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Campbell Soup Company, today recognized six Camden leaders for their contributions to the city at a breakfast held at the company’s world headquarters, here. More than 100 people attended the breakfast. The…

Campbell Announces 14 Percent Increase in Quarterly Dividend

CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 25, 2008–Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) today announced that the company’s Board of Directors has approved a 14 percent increase in its quarterly dividend from $0.22 per share to $0.25 per share. The quarterly dividend is payable November 3, 2008 to shareowners of record at the close of business on October 6, 2008….

Campbell Adds New Soup Line in Maxton, North Carolina; Expansion Will Create 50 New Jobs

CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 22, 2008–Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) today announced plans to invest in its Maxton, North Carolina manufacturing facility by adding state-of-the-art soup production equipment. The multi-million dollar investment in Maxton will enable Campbell to produce ready-to-serve soups and broths packaged in cartons. In addition to the new equipment, the investment will increase the…

Pace® Sal Sas Still “HOT” After All These Years

Pace Picante Sauce and Salsas Win ‘Golden Chiles’ in Fiery Food Challenge Sept. 18, 2008 – PARIS, TX – Still a hot commodity 60 years after pioneering the Mexican sauces category, Pace Picante Sauce and salsas took top honors for their categories in Chile Pepper magazine’s 2009 Fiery Food Challenge.  Pace Foods won a total…

Selected Quarterly Financial Information

Items impacting comparability(a) In the second quarter of fiscal 2007, the company recognized a pre-tax gain of $23 million ($14 million after-tax or $0.04 per share) from the sale of an idle manufacturing facility. The gain was recorded in the Baking and Snacking segment. (b) In the second quarter of fiscal 2008, the company recognized…

Campbell Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2008 Results.

Fourth Quarter Adjusted Net Earnings Per Share Were $0.26. Full Year Adjusted Net Earnings Per Share Were $2.09, Up 7 Percent. Sales Increased 8 Percent for the Year. CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 11, 2008–Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) today reported net earnings for the quarter ended August 3, 2008 of $89 million, or $0.24 per share, compared…

V8 Teams Up With Feeding America To Help Nourish America’s Hungry

Nick Lachey Helps Kick Off National “Make Every Serving Count”™ Campaign To Provide More Than 30 Million Servings of Vegetables and Fruit to Those in Need CAMDEN, NJ, September 9, 2008 – As the number of Americans who need help putting food on the table continues to rise in these tough economic times, so does…