Soupman at Costco in Southern California

NEW YORK, Feb. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Soupman, Inc. (OTCBB:SOUP) ( announces the roll-out of its new Organic Gluten-Free Lentil soup at Costco ( stores in Southern California, including Los Angeles. This tasty soup is wholesome, organic and filled with the finest vegetables including poblano peppers and spinach. It is also a Soupman “Skinny Soup,” which means it is diet friendly and less than 180 calories per serving. All Soupman soups are sold in environmentally friendly, “green” Tetra Pak cartons which are designed to keep the product fresher. This is the company’s first organic soup in tetra pak cartons and the company has stated the 2016 goal is to offer more organic Soupman soups for this year and beyond.

“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 Costco, consumers can experience the soup that makes New Yorkers wait in line.” Mr. Karson continued, “Organic Gluten-free Lentil is the first of many new varieties of soup that we plan on delivering to market in 2016. Expanding our product assortment is an important milestone to growing our business and brand.”

Soupman soups are available next to Campbell’s and Progresso in the soup aisle of other fine retailers, including Kroger, 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: Follow us on Twitter @OriginalSoupMan and "Like" us on Facebook.

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