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Campbell Soup Co. is an international canned soup producer. Founded by Joseph A. Campbell and John Thompson Dorrance in 1869, Campbell Soup Co. is a public company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange as CPB. The head office for Campbell Soup Co. is located in Camden, New Jersey, USA.

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Ben Cooper | 9 Nov 2017

Over the two years since the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) were launched, increasing numbers of food companies have sought to align their sustainability aims and objectives with the targets. Ben Cooper examines why and what benefits alignment could bring for the goals and for the companies themselves.


Ben Cooper | 15 Sep 2017

A new report from US non-profit Ceres looking at how food manufacturers are addressing water risks points to improvement among some companies but finds many others to be worryingly off the pace. Ben Cooper reports.


Andy Coyne | 4 Sep 2017

Having last week reported full-year earnings short of analysts' expectations, Campbell Soup Co. noted a challenging business environment in the packaged foods industry amid changing consumer preferences.


Ben Cooper | 21 Aug 2017

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Katy Askew | 28 Mar 2017

The Soulfull Project is a US brand that wants to tackle the issue of food insecurity in the country, while also meeting the need for people to eat healthy, nutritious food. The concept was developed by four Campbell Soup Co. employees and the group operates as an independent subsidiary of the US food giant. Katy Askew spoke to founders Megan Shea, head of business and operations, and Chip Heim, head of marketing, to learn more about the group's objectives and its ambition to build scale.


Katy Askew | 14 Apr 2016

Plum Organics, the US-based baby food business owned by Campbell Soup Co., launched itself into the infant formula category last month. The business's entry into the sector represents the culmination of more than five years work. Katy Askew spoke to Plum senior vice president and innovation director Ben Mand and brand manager Larissa Friesen to find out why Plum believes it is well-positioned for success in the category. 

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Simon Harvey | 15 Dec 2017

US snacks firm Snyder's-Lance is said to have hired an investment bank to look into an offer to buy the company from food peer Campbell Soup Co.


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Andy Coyne | 13 Dec 2017

US food giant Campbell Soup Co. has completed the acquisition of natural produce business Pacific Foods which had been threatened by a lawsuit.


Dean Best | 8 Dec 2017

Acre Venture Partners, a US investment fund backed by Campbell Soup Co., has put money into Pilotworks, a local incubator set up to support fledgling food and drink companies.


Andy Coyne | 5 Dec 2017

US food giant Campbell Soup Co. has confirmed it is testing an online service in its domestic market to deliver soup to shoppers' doors.


Dean Best | 21 Nov 2017

Campbell Soup Co. today (21 November) lowered its expectations for its annual underlying EBIT after rising costs hit the Pepperidge Farm biscuits and Plum baby-food owner's margins in its first quarter.


Dean Best | 18 Oct 2017

Campbell Soup Co. has launched another range of Plum Organics baby food in the US, with a line of food sold in plastic bowls it hopes will add some interest to a "stagnant" jar segment.


Andy Coyne | 4 Oct 2017

US packaged foods giant Campbell Soup Co. is pushing the health aspects of its new soup range Chunky Maxx.


Andy Coyne | 28 Sep 2017

US food giant Campbell Soup Co.'s planned acquisition of natural food group Pacific Foods has been put on a hold because of pending legal action.


Simon Harvey | 31 Aug 2017

Campbell Soup Co. reported full-year earnings within its guidance but noted a challenging business environment in the packaged foods industry amid changing consumer preferences.


Helen Arnold | 28 Jul 2017

The Campbell Soup Company is the latest food company to invest in start-ups in the sector via a partnership with an incubator company.


Dean Best | 20 Jul 2017

Campbell Soup Co. is to set up a new e-commerce unit, try to grow its snacks business in developing markets and claim to be more transparent on the way it labels ingredients among a series of initiatives to grow sales in the next 12 months.


Katy Askew | 7 Jul 2017

Campbell Soup Co. is paying US$700m to increase its exposure to the "faster-growing health and well-being categories" in the US through the acquisition of natural food group Pacific Foods.


Katy Askew | 1 Jun 2017

Reckitt Benckiser is apparently targeting strategic buyers as it kicks off the sale of its food business.


Dean Best | 24 May 2017

Campbell Soup Co. has become a shareholder in Chef'd, the US online meal-kit business.


John Shepherd | 19 May 2017

Campbell Soup Co. today (19 May) booked a fall in sales and earnings for the third quarter of its financial year on weak demand for its condensed soups and broths - and warned that full-year sales could decline.


Ben Cooper | 19 May 2017

Campbell Soup Company said work has started on installing a 4.4-megawatt solar array at its head office in Camden, New Jersey.


Katy Askew | 13 Mar 2017

Campbell Soup Co. is looking to generate growth from its fresh division, the side of the business that houses brands including Bolthouse Farms and Garden Fresh Gourmet, through a focus on "breakthrough" innovation.


Katy Askew | 17 Feb 2017

Campbell Soup Co. booked a drop in sales and earnings for the first half of its financial year today (17 February), with share losses in the US company's fresh division hurting the group results. 


John Shepherd | 9 Feb 2017

Agri-food businesses and meat producers in the US are calling on President Donald Trump to move quickly to strike bilateral trade deals with Asia-Pacific nations because the region is "critical" for US exporters who risk "falling behind" competitors.


Hannah Abdulla | 9 Feb 2017

Campbell Soup Co. has launched a line of organic dressings under its Bolthouse Farms brand in the US.


Dean Best | 31 Jan 2017

Campbell Soup Co. is embarking on a national push in the US for its Australian biscuit brand Tim Tam.

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Dean Best | 30 Oct 2017

More US trade-body news has caught the eye today (30 October). The Plant Based Foods Association, set up just 18 months ago to promote the growing category in the US, has attracted a major new member.


Dean Best | 22 May 2015

The make-up of the ingredients in baby food in the US is under some scrutiny, with Campbell Soup Co. and Nestle attracting criticism from consumer watchdogs.

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