NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Soupman, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SOUP) (www.originalsoupman.com) announces the official nationwide roll-out of four soups at Kroger® and their affiliates (www.Kroger.com) at over 2,100 stores. Soupman's famous Lobster Bisque, Chicken Noodle, Chicken Gumbo and Crab & Corn Chowder, will be at Kroger, Dillon Stores, Fry's Food Stores, King Soopers, Ralph's, Fred Meyers, Smith's and others starting September 2015. All of Soupman soups are sold in environmentally friendly, "green" Tetra Pak cartons.
The Soupman will also be on hand at Kroger Headquarters in Cincinnati on October 23rd to ladle up soup to celebrate the national roll-out of Soupman soups in Kroger stores.
"For decades, customers in NYC have waited in long lines in all kinds of weather just to get a taste of our soups," said Jamieson Karson, CEO of Soupman, Inc. "Now, with the help of Kroger's, customers all over the country can experience the soup that drives New Yorkers wild." Mr. Karson continued, "We believe this is an important milestone in our multi-channel distribution strategy to continue to grow Soupman's brand presence."
Soupman soups are available next to Campbell's and Progresso in the soup aisle of other fine retailers, including Safeway, Publix, HEB and many more.
About Soupman, Inc.
In 1984, The Original SoupMan® opened its doors at 55th Street & 8th Avenue in Manhattan and 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. We sell soup across America in Tetra Pak cartons in grocery stores next to Campbell's and Progresso as well as in our franchise restaurants, soupmobiles and foodservices. Shaquille O'Neal is an advisor and equity partner, as are Mr. October, Reggie Jackson and the award-winning actor, Jason Alexander. 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.
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