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Soupman Expands National Footprint, Opens ShopRite as New Account

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Soupman, Inc. (OTC:SOUP) (www.originalsoupman.com) today announced that it has shipped six varieties of its soup to ShopRite stores located in northern New Jersey. Customers of ShopRite in northern New Jersey will be able to taste Soupman's delicious Lobster Bisque, Jambalaya, Crab Corn Chowder, Chicken Noodle, Lentil and Chicken Gumbo. All Soupman soups are made with the finest ingredients and are kept fresh in environmentally friendly, "green" Tetra Pak cartons.

“ShopRite represents the second new account that we have shipped this fiscal quarter, with Costco in Los Angeles receiving our Organic Gluten-Free Lentil soup in January. We are building upon the success we had in our first quarter to position us for a strong year. As the year progresses, we expect to continue to open new accounts and concurrently increase our product offerings, all with a view to expanding our footprint in the biggest and best supermarkets in the country," said Jamieson Karson, CEO.

Soupman soups are available next to Campbell’s and Progresso in the soup aisle of other fine retailers, including Kroger, Safeway, Publix, HEB, Wegmans 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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