Campbell’s Camden Expansion is Further Evidence of City’s Renaissance

By Cherry Hill Courier Post, Donald Norcross, Special to the USA TODAY Network, February 14, 2023

For as long as I remember, Campbell Soup Company has been a source of pride and anxiety for Camden City. It has created opportunities for upward mobility and good-paying jobs, but there’s always been discussion — more in the past and less so recently — about Campbell’s future in Camden.

As manufacturers, packers, and producers shifted operations out of the region, Campbell’s remained — offering hope to native Camdenites, like me, who saw the potential for the household name brand to help our city’s revitalization and renaissance following decades of neglect and decline.