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Pepperidge Farm To Break Ground on 34,000 Square-Foot Innovation Center and Headquarters Renovation in Norwalk

NORWALK, Conn., Sep 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) —

Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) and Pepperidge Farm executives
will be joined by Connecticut state officials and Norwalk Mayor Richard
Moccia to kick off the construction of a 34,000-square-foot innovation
center. The ceremony will be held in Norwalk on Monday, Sept, 12, 2011.

Campbell plans to invest $30 million in the project, reflecting its
commitment to support continued growth and innovation in its Global
Baking and Snacking portfolio, the company’s second-largest reporting
segment, which includes both Pepperidge Farm and Arnott’s Biscuits in
Asia Pacific.

WHO:

Remarks by Denise Morrison, President & CEO, Campbell Soup Company,
and Pat Callaghan, President, Pepperidge Farm

WHAT:

Groundbreaking for New Innovation Center and Headquarters Renovation

WHEN:

Monday, Sept. 12, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. (Broadcast media can arrive as
early as 2:00 p.m. for set up)

WHERE:

Pepperidge Farm Headquarters

595 Westport Avenue

Norwalk, Conn.

WHY:

Investment underscores Campbell’s strategy to drive continued
innovation and growth in its Global Baking and Snacking business and
demonstrates Pepperidge Farm’s commitment to the City of Norwalk and
State of Connecticut.
Interviews available upon request with company leaders and local
dignitaries.

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

Pepperidge Farm
Geri Allen, 203-846-7351
Geri_Allen@pepperidgefarm.com
or
Campbell Soup Company
Anthony Sanzio, 856-968-4390