ST. LOUIS -- Van de Kamp's here has entered an agreement to acquire the Mrs. Paul's frozen seafood business from Campbell Soup Co., Camden, N.J.
The sale would not include any of Campbell's manufacturing operations. Van de Kamp's would produce products under the Mrs. Paul's brand at its existing manufacturing plants.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Mrs. Paul's 1995 sales were $80 million. With annual sales of $150 million, Van de Kamp's is owned by a group of priv