FoodReference.com Logo

Food Trivia & Food Facts Section

An eclectic collection of information about various foods and beverages,
plants and animals from around the world

Home       Food Articles       Food Trivia & Facts       Today in Food History       Recipes       Cooking Tips       Food Videos       Food Quotes       Who's Who       Food Trivia Quizzes       Crosswords       Food Poems       Cookbooks       Food Posters       Recipe Contests       Culinary Schools       Gourmet Tours       Food Festivals

You are here > Home

 

 

FOOD TRIVIA and FOOD FACTS

CABBAGE to CANTALOUPE       Cabbage       Cabbage Palm       Cacciatora, Alla       Cactus       Caesar Salad       Cafeteria       Caffeine       Cajun & Cajun Cuisine       Cake       Cake Decorating       Cake Mixes       Calamata Olives       California Food Trivia       California Food Statistics       Calories       Calvados       Calypso Bean       Calzone       Camels       Campbell's Soup       Campylobacter       Canadian Bacon       Canape, Canapes       Candied Fruit       Candle Tree       Candle Nut       Candler, Asa       Candlefish       Candy       Candy Bars       Candy Cane Potato       Canistel       Canned Food       Cannellini Beans       Cannelloni       Can Openers       Cans       Cans, Recycling       Cantaloupe

 

 

 

FOOD VIDEO SECTION
Recipe Videos, Food Safety,
Food Science, Food Festivals, Vintage Commercials, etc.

See Also: Green Bean Casserole Recipe and Trivia

CAMPBELL’S SOUP TRIVIA

Campbell Soup Can

In 1900 Campbell's sold about 500,000 cans of soup per Year. By the early 1920s sales were about 18 million cans per Week!

Campbell Soup Company started out as a canning company in New Jersey in 1869. It was founded by an icebox maker (Abram Anderson) and a fruit merchant (Joseph Campbell). Later, Arthur Dorrance replaced Anderson, and it was a nephew of Dorrance, chemist John, who invented condensed soup in 1897. This gave the company a decided advantage over competitors because shipping costs were much reduced, which enabled it to become one of the first food companies to have national distribution. The soups won a gold medal at the Paris Exposition in 1900, and the medal has been on the label since then.

The label on one of Campbell's original products, canned tomatoes, showed a giant tomato being hauled by two men.

Campbell Soup Company sells more than 100 million cans of pork and beans a year.

The colors of Campbell's Soup labels, red and white, come from the colors of the Cornell University football team.
 

 

Please feel free to link to any pages of FoodReference.com from your website.

For permission to use any of this content please E-mail: james@foodreference.com
All contents are copyright © 1990 - 2014 James T. Ehler and www.FoodReference.com unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved.

You may copy and use portions of this website for non-commercial, personal use only.
Any other use of these materials without prior written authorization is not very nice and violates the copyright.

Please take the time to request permission.

 

 

 

 

 

Also see: Food Articles  and Cooking Tips

 

Culinary Schools
& Cooking Classes

From Amateur & Basic Cooking Classes to Professional Chef Training - Over 1,000 schools & classes listed for all 50 States, Online & Worldwide