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Uh-Oh, These Chicken Broth Cans Contain Spaghetti-Os

Do you have any 14.5-ounce cans of Swanson chicken broth around the house? You might have a strange but tasty surprise in store once you open up the can. Thanks to a mixup at the factory, 80 cases of cans labeled “Swanson broth” are actually Spaghetti-Os with meatballs. Campbell’s has warned customers not to eat the surprise pasta, which makes us sad. [More]

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Campbell’s Opens Pop-Up Hipster Soup Kitchens To Promote Soulless $3 Soup Pouches

Millennials, an age group roughly defined as “people who make the Consumerist editors feel old,” are a tough demographic to market to. How to reach them? “Free food” is usually a safe answer. That’s why Campbell’s is holding free soup events in big cities to promote their few products, $3 microwaveable soup pouches filled with the flavors foodies were crazy about in 2008. [More]

The Guy Who Created Spaghetti Os Has Died

The Guy Who Created Spaghetti Os Has Died

Donald Goerke, the Campbell’s executive who created Spaghetti Os, has died. [More]

Reporter Actually Measures Noodles In Campbell's Soup

Reporter Actually Measures Noodles In Campbell's Soup

32′ of noodles is about 10 yards, so a reporter from KING5 in Seattle decided to lay them out, end by end, starting at the 10 yard line of a fooball field, to see if he could score a noodley touchdown. We applaud this effort.

Campbell's Brags About Its Noodle Length

Campbell's Brags About Its Noodle Length

Campbell’s wants you to know it packs 32 feet of noodles inside every can, and it’s paid for a Times Square billboard to teach that fact to you, AdAge reports.

http://consumerist.com/2009/02/23/what-the-hell-even-people/

What the hell? Even people who make CANNED SOUP are hurting. [Bloomberg]

The Crappy Economy Means You'd Better Learn To Love Canned Soup

The Crappy Economy Means You'd Better Learn To Love Canned Soup

You know who is making money despite the total eclipse of your 401k? Campbell Soup Company. That’s right. When you’re broke — you eat soup. But which soup should you eat?

Recession's Arrival Confirmed By Weird, Confusing "Canned Soup War"

Recession's Arrival Confirmed By Weird, Confusing "Canned Soup War"

Reader Michael noticed these weird, soup-bashing ads in some Detroit-area newspapers yesterday. It seems that Progresso and Campbell’s have launched some negative campaign ads — smearing each other for using MSG in their soup. Is the world ready for a canned soup war? If it is, should we be depressed about it?

Food Makers Want To Sell You Cheap Food For Big Profits

Food Makers Want To Sell You Cheap Food For Big Profits

Gone are the days of pushing “premium” food offerings, says the Wall Street Journal– big food manufacturers like Kraft and Campbell are going to be pushing “cheap” foods like tomato soup and cheese singles — foods which are thought of as “easy on the wallet” but are still hugely profitable for the manufacturers.