Campbell’s soup and sauces sale close

Tinned food retailer the Campbell Soup Company is in final stages of negotiating the sale of its business in Europe to a private equity firm. CVC Capital Partners (CVC) has made a firm offer to buy the business, which includes Campbell’s soups, sauces and simple meals. The deal also covers Liebig and Royco in France, […]

SpaghettiOs expands into CheeseburgerOs

For the first time in more than twenty years Campbell Soup Company is to add a twist with the newest flavour debut in the SpaghettiOs line-up: CheeseburgerOs. The famous O-shaped pasta, along with its memorable “Uh Oh, SpaghettiOs” slogan, will now include another American favourite, cheeseburgers. “SpaghettiOs has been a kid favourite in homes for […]


Low tin weights and nitrates causing concern

Low tin weights and nitrates are the two biggest factors affecting the can industry currently, according to a food research expert. Alan Campbell of Campden BRI has can his in his blood his father was run a can making factory, as a student he worked in a can making factory and he now lives on […]

Soup maker buys tinned biscuit business

A British canned soup and food maker has snapped up a Scandinavian tinned biscuit business. Campbell Soup Company has announced it has entered into an agreement to buy Kelsen Group from Maj Invest a private equity firm and several other investors. Based in Denmark Kelsen is a producer of quality-baked snacks that are sold in […]


Campbell’s Soup appoints new CEO

Food and drinks giant Campbell Soup has appointed Denise Morrison as its new president and chief executive officer. She will take over from Douglas Conant on August 1. Conant will step down after more than a decade in the role. He will also leave Campbell’s board of directors.