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Campbell Recognized by National Business Group on Health as a Leading Employer Promoting Healthy Lifestyles for Its Employees

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Campbell Received Highest Honor with Platinum Level Award

CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 25, 2009–
Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) has been honored by the National
Business Group on Health as one of the nation’s leading corporations for
innovative programs promoting a healthy workplace and for helping its
employees and their families to make better choices about their own
health and well-being.

Campbell was among 63 employers that received the Best Employers for
Healthy Lifestyles
award at the Joint Summit of the Institutes on
Health Care Costs and Solutions & the Costs and Health Effects of
Obesity. Campbell received a Platinum Award for its programs encouraging
employees to “Take Charge and Invest in Their Health.” Platinum
awards recognize companies that have established programs with
measurable outcomes. This is the third year Campbell has received an

“We are extremely proud to be recognized for our commitment to providing
a healthy workplace and to improving our employees’ health and
well-being,” said Nancy Reardon, Chief Human Resources and
Communications Officer, Campbell Soup Company. “Campbell has steadily
increased its focus on health and wellness both in the marketplace with
our healthy products and in the workplace with programs designed to
improve the well being of all of our employees. This award is
recognition of the hard work and investment we have made in our
programs. Our focus on wellness demonstrates how Campbell brings its
mission of ‘Together we will build the world’s most extraordinary food
company by nourishing people’s lives everywhere, every day’ to life.”

Campbell offers a comprehensive, integrated approach to promoting
healthy lifestyles through benefit design, worksite wellness and
creating a culture of wellness. The company provides a broad range of
services, including: medical decision support, traveling health station
tours, Your Life Resources (a confidential service managed by
Aetna to help employees and their families balance the demands of work,
life and personal issues), an employee recognition award that rewards
employees who have made and sustained healthy lifestyle choices, health
risk appraisal, lifestyle management coaching, worksite wellness,
smoking cessation, preventive care coverage, nurselines and disease

“As one of 63 companies recognized this year for their employee health
and wellness programs, Campbell is at the vanguard of a national
movement to promote a system-wide culture of health emphasizing
prevention, exercise and eating right,” said Helen Darling, President of
the National Business Group on Health. “More than ever, a healthy
workforce is critical to helping America’s large employers compete in
the global marketplace. Campbell is to be applauded for making health
and wellness an integral part of their workplace.”

Now in its fifth year, the Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles
awards recognize those employers that have truly embraced a culture of
wellness and are working collaboratively to improve their workers’
health, productivity and quality of life. The underlying goal of the
program is to serve as a catalyst to encourage all employers to take

Winners of the Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles awards were
honored in one of three categories: Platinum, for established programs
with measurable outcomes; Gold, for creating cultural and environmental
changes that support employees who have made a commitment to long-term
behavior changes; and Silver, for those employers who have launched
significant programs or services to promote living a healthier lifestyle.

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

About the National Business Group on Health

The National Business Group on Health is the nation’s only non-profit,
membership organization of large employers – including 60 of the Fortune
100 – devoted exclusively to finding innovative and forward-thinking
solutions to their most important health care and related benefits
issues. The NBGH identifies and shares best practices in health
benefits, disability, health and productivity, related paid time off and
work/life balance issues. NBGH members provide health coverage for more
than 50 million U.S. workers, retirees and their families. For more
information about the NBGH, visit

Source: Campbell Soup Company

Campbell Soup Company
Anthony Sanzio (Media)

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