Tuesday, March 8, 2011

The Original SoupMan Continues to Expand: Public Offering, Restaurants, Retail and More

Founded in 1984, legendary soup man, Al Yeganeh, set the standard for delicious, world-renowned soups at his famed Manhattan storefront. His persona, as well as his soup garnered international media attention, even being the catalyst to the 1995 well-known Seinfeld “soup” episode. Now, with the launch of The Original SoupMan restaurants and his retail line of premium, gourmet, heat-n-serve soups, Al and his team are giving fans all around the world the opportunity to experience his delectable and world-famous soups.

In a time when companies are trying to recover from economic hardships, The Original SoupMan continuous to grow through many mediums including:

· The Original SoupMan™ (OTCBB: SOUP), recently announced that its common stock has been approved for quotation and has commenced trading on the OTC Bulletin Board® (OTCBB) under the ticker symbol SOUP
· The company just re-launched a newly designed and highly interactive website, www.originalsoupman.com
· The Original SoupMan has announced a new venture with Lloyd Sugarman (Johnny Rockets co-founder) and Matt Johnson, to open the company’s first West Coast restaurant at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco, California, one of the top 10 tourist destinations in America
· New York baseball legend, Reggie Jackson signed on as Special Advisor for Strategic Relationships; one New York icon supporting another!
· Dozens of restaurant franchise locations nationwide have been/will be re-branded to feature premium deli-made sandwiches to stay true to the brand and present an overall “New York” feel.
· A new premium frozen packaged soup collection available in grocery stores and specialty retailers across the country
Reduced sodium of at least 25% from previous collection.
· Consumers tested the packaged verse the restaurant soup, and no one could tell the difference! It is THAT good
Publix, Jewel-Osco, King Kullen, Kroger’s, Alberstson’s, Shop Rite and Hy-Vee – among many others all carry the frozen collection.
· More grocery stores and specialty retailers are signing up to carry the line
· Gluten Free option: Tomato Basil
· Fresh, premium ingredients
· Packaged in BPA-free, microwaveable bowls, the new line delivers the same perfectionist obsession and eclectic varieties as the original location
· Focus to expand in casinos, airports and high-traffic areas nationwide

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