Progresso adds new soup varieties to lineup

MINNEAPOLIS — Progresso Soup announced on Thursday new varieties of ready-to-eat soups to the company's product lineup, including in its Progresso Light and Progresso Heart Healthy lines.

Joining the Progresso Light line are Light Chicken Corn Chowder and Chicken and Cheese Enchilada.

Three new soups will join the Rich and Hearty line: Tomato Florentine with Italian Sausage, Lentil and Andouille Sausage, and Creamy Alfredo with Penne and Chicken.

The new line of Heart Healthy soups contains 120 calories or less per serving and features bold flavors to meet everyone's taste preference including; Southwest Style Black Bean & Vegetable, Creamy Tomato with Basil, Homestyle Vegetable Beef, Savory Garden Vegetable, Italian-Style Wedding with Meatballs, Hearty Minestrone, Savory Chicken & Wild Rice, Creole Style Chicken Gumbo, Roasted Chicken Noodle and Tomato with Parmesan. Progresso Heart Healthy soups meet the U.S. Food & Drug Administration criteria for a low fat, low saturated fat and low-cholesterol food, as well as the FDA "healthy" criteria for sodium of 480 mg or less per label serving, and contain a good source of a beneficial nutrient.

All Progresso soups are available nationally and have a suggested retail price of $2.69 per 1 LB 2.5 oz-can.

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