EARLY DAYS OF THE CAMPBELL SOUP CO.

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The Campbell Soup Company was started in 1869 by Joseph A. Campbell, a fruit merchant from Bridgeton, New Jersey, and
Abraham Anderson, an icebox manufacturer from South Jersey.

They produced canned tomatoes, vegetables, jellies, soups,
condiments, and minced meats.

 

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Joseph Albert Campbell (May 15, 1817 – March 27, 1900)

 

Dr. John T. Dorrance

Dr. John T. Dorrance, Arthur’s nephew, invented the process
of condensing soup. He became president of the company
until his death in 1930.

 

 


The company wins a bronze medal for product excellence at the
Paris Exposition. The medallion is added to the can label where
it still appears to this day.

posted by Bob Karm in CLASSIC ADS,FOOD,Founders,HISTORY and have Comment (1)

One Response to “EARLY DAYS OF THE CAMPBELL SOUP CO.”

  1. J. Cool, staff reporter says:

    Cool here with my “condensed” Campbell’s contribution! M’m! M’m! Good! M’m! M’m! Good! That’s what Campbell’s soups are, M’m! M’m! Good! Quick to heat! Great to eat! That’s why Campbell’s soups are such a treat!

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