CAMDEN, N.J., Jun 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) –Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) will be honored tonight by the
American Heart Association at its annual New York City Heart Ball with
the “Mission Achievement Award.” Campbell is the first recipient of the
award, which was established to recognize an organization whose
extraordinary efforts help to advance the mission of the American Heart
Association through consumer public education and awareness, corporate
support and industry leadership in prevention.
Denise Morrison, President of Campbell North America Soup, Sauces and
Beverages, will accept the award on behalf of Campbell. “The American
Heart Association represents the gold standard for heart health
awareness and they are a key strategic partner of Campbell,” said
Morrison. “We are honored to be recognized for our efforts to promote a
heart-healthy lifestyle, from our great-tasting, heart-healthy soups,
sauces, beverages and breads in the marketplace, to the culture of
wellness we have created in the workplace.”
Campbell has been a national supporter of the AHA’s Go Red For Women
movement since 2006 and has pledged more than $3.6 million to help raise
awareness of heart disease in women. Through Campbell’s “AdDress Your
Heart” program, the company helps women learn about their risk of heart
disease and the importance of healthy eating to manage disease risk
“The American Heart Association is proud to honor Campbell Soup Company
with the Heart of New York Mission Achievement Award,” said Jeffrey C.
LeSage, Chairman of the Board of the American Heart Association – New
York City Board of Directors and National Managing Partner, Tax, KPMG.
“Campbell continues to lead the charge against heart disease and stroke.
Through its products in the marketplace and corporate wellness programs
in its facilities across the country, Campbell is making a real
contribution in helping to build longer and healthier lives for all
Committed to Heart Health in the Marketplace and Workplace
Campbell works closely with the AHA on programs to promote a healthy
In the marketplace, Campbell offers more than 115 products that meet
criteria to display the American Heart Association’s heart-check mark,
which helps people to easily identify heart-healthy foods. Among the
products that display the heart-check mark are 25 varieties of Campbell’s
Healthy Request soups, 28 varieties of Pepperidge Farm whole
grain breads, Low Sodium V8 juice and all V8 V-Fusion
juices, Prego Heart Smart Italian sauces and Swanson
In the workplace, Campbell provides a variety of wellness programs to
encourage employees to take charge of their health. The AHA has
recognized Campbell as a platinum-level “Fit Friendly Company” for four
years. This is the highest level of recognition, accorded because of the
company’s efforts to promote a heart-healthy lifestyle for employees.
Campbell offers a host of health and wellness programs at all of its
U.S. locations that promote physical activity, balanced eating and
In May, Morrison also was honored by the AHA’s North Jersey affiliate
with their “Women of Distinction” award. This award recognizes and
celebrates women who promote a healthy lifestyle for or among women.
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup Company is a global manufacturer and marketer of
high-quality foods and simple meals, including soup and sauces, 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.” Through its corporate social responsibility
program, the company strives to make a positive impact in the workplace,
in the marketplace and in the communities in which it operates. Campbell
is a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 and the Dow Jones
Sustainability Indexes. For more information, visit www.campbellsoup.com.
SOURCE: Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup CompanyJuli Mandel Sloves, 856-342-3717[email protected]
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