A Profitable Stew for Campbell Soup

Strong overseas soup sales and the popularity of lower-salt brands prompt Campbell to boost its full-year income outlook; stock hits 52-week high

Campbell Soup's (CPB) effort to invigorate the staid business of soups and broths is proving profitable. Led with a spirit of innovation and a new focus on "premium" soup products under CEO Douglas R. Conant, the world's biggest soup maker raised its full-year income forecast on Feb. 16 as it reported a 12% bump in quarterly results.

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