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Campbell Helps Raise $198,000 for the March of Dimes

Campbell Was the Presenting Sponsor of the 12th Annual March of Dimes Signature Chef EventCAMDEN, N.J., Nov 12, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) North America Foodservice was
the Presenting Sponsor of the 12th Annual March
of Dimes Signature Chef Event, which raised $198,000 for the March of
Dimes. All funds raised will support research, education, community
services and advocacy programs dedicated to improving the health of
babies.

“The March of Dimes is devoted to improving
the health of babies, and Campbell’s mission
is to nourish people’s lives everywhere,
every day,” said Sean Connolly,
President-North America Foodservice, Campbell Soup Company. “We’re
proud to leverage our culinary credentials to support this important
organization.”

Campbell’s sponsorship included a unique
culinary auction package, which raised $2,400. A patron and a guest will
have the opportunity to be “Signature Chefs”
at Campbell’s World Headquarters for a day,
during which they will make their own signature soup in Campbell’s
Research and Development facility. The package also includes:


A private cooking lesson with Campbell Foodservice chefs at World
Headquarters;


The opportunity to ask a Campbell Foodservice chef culinary advice
throughout the year; and


A year’s supply of restaurant-quality soup.
Installments of the soup will be delivered to the patron’s
house once a month.

At the event, Campbell Foodservice Executive Chefs Tom Frain, David
White and Mark Fitch joined other chefs from 20 of Philadelphia’s
premier restaurants, including Jennifer Carroll from 10 Arts by Eric
Ripert, Rosario Romano from Ristorante Panorama, Bruce Giardino from
Continental Midtown, and Andrew Masciangelo from Savona. Approximately
500 guests attended the event, in which Campbell chefs prepared
innovative culinary fare featuring Campbell Foodservice products,
including Radical Braised Short Ribs with StockPot Radical
Vegetable soup and Cheddar Polenta, Bayside Crab Bisque with Mini Crab
Cakes, and Meatball “March of Dimes”
Marinara Sliders with Pepperidge Farm buns, caramelized onions
and fontina cheese.

About Campbell Foodservice

Since 1965, Campbell’s North America
Foodservice division has been a trusted food service partner, committed
to providing restaurants, schools and institutions with great-tasting,
nutritionally balanced products. These include Campbell’s(R)
Restaurant Quality(TM)
soups, Campbell’s(R)
Well & Good(R)
soups, V8(R)
soups and entrees, V8(R)
beverages, Pace(R)
and Prego(R)
sauces, and Pepperidge Farm(R)
snacks.

About Campbell Soup Company

Campbell Soup Company is a global manufacturer and marketer of
high-quality foods and simple meals, including soup, baked snacks, and
healthy beverages. Founded in 1869, the company has a portfolio of
market-leading brands, including “Campbell’s,”
“Pepperidge Farm,” “Arnott’s,”
and “V8.” For more
information on the company, visit Campbell’s
website at www.campbellsoup.com.

SOURCE: Campbell Soup Company

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