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Campbell Soup Company to Celebrate Grand Opening of Expanded World Headquarters

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
cities.

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:

  • A state-of-the-art café with a 9-station soup bar as the centerpiece;
  • A grand exhibition hall serves as the signature of the new building
    with floor-to-ceiling windows and the iconic Campbell’s logo;
  • An open-air courtyard for employees, as well as special company and
    community events. The courtyard features a vegetable and flower garden
    custom-designed by the Camden Children’s Garden;
  • An innovative training and development center called Campbell
    University;
  • A fully-equipped fitness center for current and retired employees;
  • A 2,600-square-foot company store.

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.

WHO:

Douglas R. Conant, Campbell’s President & CEO
New Jersey state and local leaders
Camden Mayor Dana L Redd
Hundreds of community and nonprofit leaders
Settlement Music School students will perform

Food will be prepared by Campbell’s master chef Thomas Griffiths
and culinary arts students from RESPOND and Cathedral Kitchen

WHAT:

Grand opening celebration, tours and reception

WHERE:

Campbell Soup Company
1 Campbell Place
Camden, N.J.

WHEN:

Thursday, June 10, 2010
4:00 p.m.
Broadcast media can arrive as early as 3:15 for set up.
Tours and interviews available upon request

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 Company
Anthony Sanzio (Media)
856-968-4390
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