NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 03/27/13 -- SoupMan, Inc. (OTCQB: SOUP), the inspiration for the Seinfeld soup episode and best-tasting soup brand in the world, announced today that its shelf-stable, eco-friendly Tetra Pak carton soups are available on the shelves of Wegman's (www.wegmans.com).
"Wegman's are top notch operators and we are extremely proud to have Original SoupMan soups available in their wonderful stores," said Arnold Casale, CEO of SoupMan Inc. "Our plan is to market our famous soups in this year and beyond, featuring our celebrated partners, SHAQ, Reggie Jackson, Tim Gannon and Jason Alexander, and to make our new carton soups available wherever people are shopping at an affordable price."
SoupMan's new shelf-stable Tetra Pak carton soups enable Al's famous soups to be in the main soup aisle along with Campbell's® and Progresso® soups, where over $6 billion a year of soup is sold in the US.
About SoupMan, Inc.:
In 1984, The Original SoupMan opened its doors at 55th Street & 8th Avenue in Manhattan. The tiny storefront quickly became a worldwide destination. Rated #1 by Zagat and praised by the New York Times as "Art, not Soup," it set the standard for innovation and excellence long before the famous Seinfeld episode made it a cultural icon. The Company sells soup to grocery stores across America, has franchised restaurants and sells soups to foodservice. Shaquille O'Neal serves as an advisor to, and equity partner in the Company, as does Mr. October, Reggie Jackson, and Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominated, and Tony Award® winning actor Jason Alexander. Tim Gannon, the co-founder of Outback Steakhouse, is the SoupMan Culinary and Business Director and Board Member. SoupMan, Inc., parent company of The Original SoupMan, Inc., is a fully reporting public company trading under the symbol SOUP. For additional information on our company please visit: www.originalsoupman.com. Follow us on Twitter @OriginalSoupMan and "Like" us on Facebook.
Safe Harbor Statement:
This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections made by management. We intend for the forward-looking statements to be covered by the safe harbor provisions for forward-looking statements. Words such as "anticipates," "expects," "intends," "plans," "believes," "seeks," or variations thereof are intended to identify the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements in this press release include all statements regarding marketing our soups and making them available to shoppers. All forward-looking statements in this press release are made as of the date hereof, and we assume no obligation to update the forward-looking statements other than as required by law. The forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth or implied by any forward-looking statements, such as our ability to secure distribution of our new shelf-stable product or implement our marketing plans and the risk factors discussed in the Business and Management's Discussion and Analysis sections in our public filings with the SEC. Copies of these filings are available at www.soupmaninc.com. All trademarks and logos referenced herein belong to their respective companies.
For requests for interviews with Shaquille O'Neal, Reggie Jackson, Tim Gannon, Jason Alexander or management, please contact:
Robert N. Bertrand
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