March 13 is Chicken Noodle Soup Day

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Here are today’s five thing to know about Chicken Noodle Soup:

  1. Campbell’s first introduces ‘Noodle soup with Chicken’  in 1934
  2. During a radio program on “Amos ‘n Andy”  Amos misread his script and said “Chicken Noodle Soup”.  Within a few weeks, Campbell’s changed the name.
  3. Research has shown that each can of soup contains around 216 noodles measuring 32 to 34 feet of noodles.
  4. Campbell’s create over a million miles of noodles for soup per year. Enough to go around the Earth 40 times.
  5. In 1898, Herberton Williams, a Campbell’s executive, adopted the carnelian red and white color scheme; he was taken with the Cornell University football team’s uniforms

Fun Fact:

Soup can be dated back to about 6000 B.C. and was first made of hippopotamus.

The inspiration of Andy Warhol to paint his “Campbell’s Soup Cans” series from eating it for lunch every day for 20 years.

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