Press Releases

Campbell Reports First-Quarter Results

First-Quarter Net Earnings per Share Decreased 6 Percent to $0.82. CAMDEN, N.J., Nov 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) today reported its results for the first quarter of fiscal 2011. First-Quarter Summary Sales Decreased 1 Percent to $2.172 Billion Sales Were Negatively Impacted by Increased Promotional Spending U.S. Soup Sales Decreased…

Campbell Raises Quarterly Dividend by 5 Percent

CAMDEN, N.J., Nov 18, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) today announced that the company’s Board of Directors has approved a 5-percent increase in its quarterly dividend to $0.29 per share from $0.275 per share, effective in the second quarter of fiscal 2011. The dividend is payable on Jan. 31, 2011 to shareholders…

IRTS Foundation Recognizes Campbell Soup Company for Corporate Social Responsibility

CAMDEN, N.J., Nov 18, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Campbell Soup Company(NYSE: CPB) was recognized by the International Radio and Television Society (IRTS) Foundation with its Gold Medal Award for the company’s significant contributions to corporate social responsibility (CSR). The IRTS Foundation is a charity dedicated to building future media leaders via educational programs, training opportunities…

Campbell Appoints Kim Fortunato Director of Childhood Obesity and Hunger Program

CAMDEN, N.J., Nov 16, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) today announced the appointment of Kim Fremont Fortunato as Director of its Childhood Obesity and Hunger program, a newly created position. She will focus on reducing childhood obesity and hunger by 50 percent over the next ten years in Camden and other locations…

Campbell Lowers 2011 Full-Year Guidance

CAMDEN, N.J., Nov 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) today announced that it is lowering its full-year guidance due to first quarter results that were weaker than originally planned and the company’s current outlook for the remainder of the year. Campbell attributes its change in guidance to increased promotional spending that resulted…

Labels for Education(R) Announces New Partnership with Post, Extending Its Reach to the Cereal Aisle

CAMDEN, N.J., Nov 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Campbell Soup Company(NYSE:CPB) today announced that Post Foods will become new participating partner in the company’s long-running Labels for Education (LFE) program. The addition of all Post Cereals brands, including over 40 participating products and leading varieties like Honey Bunches of Oats, Pebbles, Post Shredded Wheat and…

Campbell Soup Company Announces the Webcast of Its First-Quarter 2011 Results

CAMDEN, N.J., Nov 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) invites interested shareowners, investors, members of the media and consumers to listen to and view the slides accompanying its first-quarter 2011 earnings conference call live over the Internet on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. The call follows…

Campbell Soup Company Launches Souper Recipe Contest and Cook-off for Foodservice Professionals

CAMDEN, N.J., Nov 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Campbell Soup Company’s (NYSE: CPB) North America Foodservice division announced the launch of Campbell’s(R) Souper Recipe Contest and Cook-offin Foodservice. The first-ever operator recipe contest is designed to encourage food service operators to discover how Campbell’s 50-oz. cooking soups can be utilized in their recipes. “Campbell’s U.S….

Campbell Gives SpaghettiOs(R) a Healthy Makeover

All Varieties of Campbell’sSpaghettiOs Pasta at Healthy Level of Sodiumand Provide Full Serving of Vegetables CAMDEN, N.J., Nov 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Now moms have a new reason to love Campbell’s(R) SpaghettiOs(R) canned pastas. Campbell Soup Company(NYSE:CPB) has brought the classic childhood favorite to market with recipes that meet the FDA and USDA criteria…