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Old 11-30-2008, 02:39 PM   #9
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A gold medallion for excellence was won for the company's soup at the Paris Exposition in 1900 and the medallion is still featured on the cans labels.

In 1922, the company formally adopted "Soup as its middle name.

The Franco-American Food Company was acquired in 1915, and Campbell Vegetable Beef Soup was introduced in 1918

Cream of Mushroom and Chicken Noodle Soups were introduced in 1934. Almost one million miles of noodles are used un Campbell's Chicken Noodle Soup's production currently.

In 1937, Campbell introduced Vegetarian Vegetable Soup, and in 1938, Campbell's Tomato Juice hit the store shelves.

1947 saw the advent of Campbell's Cream of Chicken Soup, and in the following year V8 Juice was obtained in a buy-out.

The company went public in 1954 with one class of common stock issued through the New York Stock Exchange.

In 1990, a milestone was reached with the production of the 20 billionth can of Campbell's Condensed Tomato Soup. By 1994, Americans purchased more than 70 cans of Campbell's Soup every second, and Worldwide, more than 100 cans per second were bought.
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