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Campbell Soup Company Announces Quarterly Dividend

CAMDEN, N.J., Nov 15, 2001 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend on its capital stock of 15.75 cents per share. The dividend is payable January 31, 2002 to shareowners of record at the close of business on January 4,…

Campbell Reports First Quarter Earnings Per Share at $.42; Shipments Of U.S. Soup Increased 6 Percent

CAMDEN, N.J., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ — Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) today reported diluted earnings per share for the first quarter ended October 28, 2001, of $.42, down 11 percent or $.05 from the same period last year. This result is consistent with the company’s October 30, 2001, announcement that it expected diluted earnings per…

Eating Smart Is Easier With a Little Help From Campbell; New Web Site Meets the Needs of Health-Conscious Consumers

CAMDEN, N.J., Nov 13, 2001 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — With a point and click, consumers can access articles, menus and recipes designed to help them “eat smart” as Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) announces campbelleatsmart.com. The new, interactive site enables health-conscious visitors to learn more about healthy eating, weight management, and the ways that soup…

Campbell Soup Company Announces the Webcast of its First Quarter 2002 Results

CAMDEN, N.J., Nov 9, 2001 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) invites interested shareowners, investors and consumers to listen to its First Quarter 2002 earnings conference call live over the Internet on Wednesday, November 14, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010129/HSM035LOGO ) WHAT: Campbell Soup Company Presentation to Securities Analysts,…

Campbell Raises First Quarter Earnings Estimate

CAMDEN, N.J., Oct 30, 2001 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) today raised its earnings estimate for the fiscal 2002 first quarter ended October 28, 2001. On September 6, 2001, the company said that it expected diluted earnings per share to be between $.33-$.36 for the quarter before continuing special charges associated…

Harvard Study Links Tomato-Rich Foods And Carrots To Reduced Risk Of Lung Cancer

High Intake of Lycopene and Alpha-Carotene Lowers Risk By 20-25 Percent October 11, 2000 – A new study conducted by a team of Harvard researchers links diets rich in tomato-based foods and carrots to reduced risk of lung cancer. Each year in the United States, over 150,000 men and women die of lung cancer —…

Campbell Appoints Two New Senior Executives: Doreen A. Wright To Head Information Technology; James M. Kenney To Lead U.S. Sales Force

CAMDEN, N.J., May 25, 2001 – Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) today announced the appointment of two senior executives – Doreen A. Wright, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer and James M. Kenney, President of the Campbell Sales Company. Wright, 44, was Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Nabisco, Inc. from 1999-2001….

Campbell Board Approves Major Investment Plan

Primary Focus Is On Market-Leading U.S. Soup Business; In Fiscal 2002, Total Marketing To Increase $200 Million, Capital Spending To Increase $100 Million, And Earnings Per Share To Be Reduced 20 Percent To Approximately $1.30; Annual Dividend To Be Reduced From $.90 To $.63. CAMDEN, NJ, July 27, 2001– Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) today announced…

Pepperidge Farm And Cooking.Com Launch Joint Promotion

NORWALK, Conn. and SANTA MONICA, Calif. – October 16, 2000 – Holiday bakers have known for years that Pepperidge Farmâ Puff Pastry is the secret ingredient to creating spectacular festive meals and this year it will really pay off! Cooking.com, the premier destination for people who cook and enjoy gourmet food, and Pepperidge Farm, maker…

Campbell Responds To “Mini-Tender” For Stock

CAMDEN, NJ (October 15, 2001) – Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) has received notification of an unsolicited “mini-tender” offer made to its shareowners by TRC Capital Corporation on October 3, 2001, to purchase up to 12,500,000 or approximately 3% of the company’s shares at a price of $27.25 per share. Campbell is not affiliated with TRC…