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Campbell to Unveil Plan to Reduce Childhood Obesity and Hunger in Camden

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CAMDEN, N.J., Feb 15, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB), will hold a press conference on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. to announce a major plan to reduce childhood obesity and hunger in Camden, the company’s home since 1869. Campbell will unveil details of the initiative and the amount of its initial investment.


Douglas R. Conant, President and CEO, Campbell Soup Company
Denise Morrison, Chief Operating Officer, Campbell Soup Company
Camden Mayor Dana Redd

Dr. Michael Goodman, Chief of the Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper University Hospital

Tim Kerrihard, CEO Burlington / Camden Counties Y
School officials and children from Forest Hill Elementary School
Campbell chefs and students will participate in a cooking activity.


Announcement of plan to reduce childhood obesity and hunger
Healthy cooking demonstration with children and Campbell chefs


Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011
10:00 a.m.


Forest Hill Elementary School
1625 Wildwood Avenue
Camden, New Jersey

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

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