CAMDEN, N.J., Jun 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) –Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) executives will be joined by New
Jersey state and county officials and Camden Mayor Dana Redd to
celebrate the grand opening of the company’s new employee center. The
ceremony will be held in Camden on Thursday, June 10, 2010.
Hundreds of community members also will attend the event to mark the
completion of the 80,000-square foot, LEED-certified Campbell Employee
Center. Campbell is the longest-standing corporate tenant and the only
Fortune 500 Company headquartered in Camden, one of the nation’s poorest
Campbell plans to invest up to $93 million in the expansion project,
which includes the new building, ongoing enhancements to existing
Campbell facilities and its 40-acre campus, and the acquisition of land
for future redevelopment. The expansion is designed to help Campbell
attract, retain and develop the best talent in the food industry and to
spur increased revitalization in Camden.
With the completion of the new building, Campbell’s Camden World
Headquarters will include approximately 750,000 square feet of office,
research and development and training space. Features of the new
Campbell Employee Center include:
The new building is part of a broader plan led by Campbell and supported
by the State of New Jersey, Camden County and Camden City that includes
efforts to develop a 100-acre office park in Camden’s Gateway District.
Food will be prepared by Campbell’s master chef Thomas Griffiths
and culinary arts students from RESPOND and Cathedral Kitchen
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 CompanyAnthony Sanzio (Media)856-968-4390orBellevue CommunicationsSusan Buehler/Diana Torralvo215-893-4284
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