At Progresso we have a passion for making great soup. We humbly believe that real, quality food can come in a can. That’s why we are on a never ending journey to serve people the very best soup. Soup worthy of a spot (or two, or four) in the cupboard. Soup that people genuinely get excited to eat. Soup that is as wholesome as it is delicious.
All of our chicken soups are now made with white meat with no antibiotics or hormones* added ever. Meat is an area we are particularly passionate about and committed to providing the highest quality. We have projects focused in this area to ensure we are always raising our own quality standards. *Federal regulation prohibit the use of hormones in poultry
We are proud to say that none of our soups contain artificial flavors. A majority of our soups are also free from artificial colors and we are in the process of phasing out the remaining colors from artificial sources.
As of June 2016, all of our soup production will not only contain zero grams of trans-fat per serving, but will also contain no Partially Hydrogenated Oil.
Our soups are free from the sweetener high fructose corn syrup.
We do not add MSG as an ingredient to any our soups. MSG is naturally occurring in some ingredients used in our soups such as tomato extract, yeast extract and soy sauce.
If you are seeking delicious non-GMO options, we highly recommend Good Natured our new line of delicious vegan soups. We are also committed to being transparent about the inclusion of any genetically modified ingredients in our labeling practices.
Progresso has 33 soups that are certified gluten free. We are a proud partner of the Celiac Disease Foundation and we are committed to continuously working to expand our gluten free soup options in the future. Learn more about our gluten free soups here.
For all of the herbivores out there, we have currently have 14 Progresso soups that are vegetarian and a new vegan line of soups, Good Natured soups. Learn more about our vegetarian soups here.
If you are looking for options to keep eating the soup you love and reduce your sodium intake we’ve got you covered. We have a Reduced Sodium line of 10 delicious versions your favorite soups (25% less sodium than our regular soup). Learn more about our line of reduced sodium soups here.
For people looking to reduce their calorie intake, great news!...Our line of light soups has at least 33% fewer calories than regular ready-to-serve soups. Learn more about our light soups here.
While there is significant agreement among scientific and government bodies worldwide that BPA-lined cans do not pose a risk to your health, we know that some consumers prefer Non-BPA lined cans. Since 2016, we have shipped more than 25 million cans of Progresso Soup in Non-BPA lined cans. By the end of 2018, 100 percent of our production will be in Non-BPA lined cans.
We are proud to say that we are currently part of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition and encourage all consumers to recycle our cans. Please refer to how2recycle.info for more information.
Sea Watch our clam supplier is dedicated to sustainability through their “Zero Waste” initiative. After harvesting their clams, Sea Watch returns all empty shells back into the Chesapeake Bay where they are harvested to keep the clam population growing by offering “beds” for clams to live.
Food waste is a big concern of ours, but we are lucky that we have very minimal waste in the production of our soup because of the nature of canning; just as people canned historically and still do today to preserve their food.