| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Soup is good food. But it might not be a good investment.
Campbell Soup Co. shares plunged Tuesday after the company cautioned that its annual profit will be less than it previously forecast.
The company said its quarterly profit fell 30% amid...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:05 AM
A new study found that 16 major food companies have removed 78 daily calories per person from their products following a 2010 pledge by the firms to slash calorie counts.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a Princeton, N.J.-based health philanthropy...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The chief marketing officer of Walmart, the giant retailer that has sponsored a handful of splashy family-friendly productions on NBC, will now lead a group of blue-chip advertisers devoted to the genre.
Stephen Quinn, CMO of the Bentonville, Arkansas,...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:22 PM
The Rainforest Action Network, an organization that campaigns for the world's rain forests, is on a mission to rid your snack food of what it calls "conflict palm oil." And it's naming some of America's most popular snack food companies, including Pepsi,...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: January import and export prices, January industrial production, February University of Michigan sentiment
Local earnings: Hyatt Hotels Corp., Ventas inc.
Other earnings: Campbell Soup Co., ITT Corp., TRW Automotive and others
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:37 AM
Campbell Soup Co. has been trying hard this year to turn itself around, with new soup flavors, higher prices, health-conscious acquisitions and more.
But now the Camden, N.J. company, stuck with sliding profits and sinking interest in soup, is taking a...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The 38-year-old suspect accused in Saturday's deadly hit-and-run on the Venice boardwalk had a history of arrests in Colorado and Florida, including an April 2008 reckless driving arrest involving alcohol in Panama City Beach, Fla.
Times reporter Hailey...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 3:50 PM
What do Hannah Arendt, Sandra Bullock, Mary McCarthy and Melissa McCarthy have in common?
More than you might imagine.
For starters, they're all in critically acclaimed summer films.
OK, so it's the characters of German Jewish political theorist...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 7:44 AM
The Campbell Soup plant in Sacramento will be closing, leaving about 700 people without a job.
Company officials say the plant will close in stages, starting this weekend and continuing through July 2013. Production at the plant is stopped, and will...
| May 11, 2011
| 2:31 PM
Take a moment (just a moment) before you finish off that Chicago-style hot dog, snap a pic of your linguine with clam sauce or sip another microbrew, to consider this: America’s largest single-day food drive is taking place on May 14 (yes, this...
| May 21, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Campbell Soup Co. will raise prices on its condensed soups by 5% in June as the company tries to turn itself around amid sliding profits.
Blame high production costs and continued inflation for the price increase, according to Campbell Senior Vice...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Campbell Soup Co., maker of canned soups and packaged cookies, is moving in a fresher and more healthful direction with its $1.55-billion purchase of Bakersfield, Calif.-based Bolthouse Farms.
Now approaching its 100th anniversary, Bolthouse was among...