Foodbank Victoria is the immediate beneficiary of a new $14.6 million bottling line at Campbell’s Soups, but the investment also secures the next 50 years for the Shepparton plant.DARREN LINTON March 1, 2013 4:10am
FoodShare Project Manager Trevor Barker checks the output of the new V8 Juice line at Campbell’s Soups at Lemnos, which is celebrating its 50th year of operation.
Foodbank Victoria is the immediate beneficiary of a new $14.6
Campbell’s yesterday donated 15
The company was delighted the donation would provide a nutritious boost to the diets of many of the 2.2
Victorian Deputy Premier Peter Ryan, who officially opened the sterile bottling line, said Campbell’s was one of the first corporations in Australia to sign an agreement with Foodbank and since 2001 has donated more than five million meals.
‘‘In the past seven years, Campbell’s has invested more than $45
‘‘I congratulate Campbell’s for showing the foresight and commitment to make this major investment, which will help secure the future for this iconic Australian manufacturing site.’’
The Shepparton plant is celebrating its 50th year.
‘‘It is a very significant day for our site and for food manufacturing in this region,’’ Mr Foley said.
‘‘What a momentous way to commence the next 50 years in Shepparton.’’
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