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Finally, Jason Alexander Can Say "Soup For Me!" -- Jason And The Original SoupMan Stir Up The Soup Aisle Of Pavilions

In-Store Appearance and Sampling Event to Be Held at Pavilions Supermarket in Burbank on Saturday, December 15th, 12:00pm - 3:30pm PT

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Original SoupMan - the inspiration for the famous Seinfeld "No Soup for You!" episode and #1 Zagat-rated, best-tasting soup in the world— is finally giving Jason Alexander his soup! 

To celebrate the nationwide launch of The Original SoupMan in the soup aisle of supermarkets nationwide, Mr. Alexander, who played the role of George Costanza on Seinfeld from 1990 to 1998, will make an in-store appearance at Pavilions in Burbank, California on Saturday, December 15th.   An Emmy and Golden Globe nominated and Tony Award winning actor, Mr. Alexander is an equity partner in SoupMan, Inc., parent company of The Original SoupMan.  During his in-store appearance, Mr. Alexander will be filming promotional videos for The Original SoupMan and doing "meet and greets" with Pavilions' customers.  A recent poll by "60 Minutes" and Vanity Fair named Seinfeld the favorite sitcom of all time, topping The Honeymooners and Friends.

Mr. Alexander commented: "Many people don't know our famous 'soup kitchen' episode on Seinfeld was inspired by an actual soup restaurant off 8th Avenue in New York.  The soup recipes created by Al Yeganeh are considered by me and thousands of New Yorkers as some of the best soups in the world. And the Zagat's Food Guide agrees. Now that The Original SoupMan recipes are becoming available in supermarket soup aisles, the whole country will get to experience what we already know so well. I'm hoping everyone will come to enjoy the soup so many have been lining up for years to get. And don't worry, nothing can go wrong. Cause this time - well, it's soup for everybody."

WHAT:   

Jason Alexander Finally Gets His Soup with The Original SoupMan



WHEN: 

Saturday, December 15, 2012


12:00pm – 3:30pm PT (Media Call-Time: 12:30pm PT)



WHERE:          

Pavilions Supermarket


1110 W. Alameda Avenue


Burbank, CA 91506

The Original SoupMan soups available in supermarkets feature the same obsessive perfectionism and eclectic varieties for which the brand is famous, starting with Lobster Bisque, Chicken Noodle, Lentil and Tomato Bisque.  The soups are packaged in an innovative, shelf-stable Tetra Recart carton package that maintains the impeccable taste and quality standards which made The Original SoupMan famous, while allowing consumers to now find The Original SoupMan in the soup aisle along with Campbell's and Progresso soups, where over $6 billion in soup purchases occur annually.  The Tetra Recart carton package is made mainly from paper, a renewable resource, and is BPA-free and recyclable.  Suggested retail price is $3.79 to $3.99 for a two-serving, 17.3 oz. carton.

The Original SoupMan can be found in the soup aisle of a growing array of supermarkets nationwide, including: A&P, Associated Food Stores, Carrs, D'Agostino's, Dominick's, Fairway, Food Basics, Food Emporium, Foodtown, H-E-B Supermarkets, Ingles Markets, Pathmark, Pavilions, Price Chopper, Randalls, Safeway, Schnucks, Shop 'n Bag, Super Fresh, The Fresh Market, Thriftway, Tom Thumb, Vons, Waldbaum's, Weiss, Woodman's, and more. The soups are also available online at Amazon.com.  To find the nearest retailer, visit www.originalsoupman.com/soup-shop/grocers-near-you.

NOTE TO EDITORS: For additional information or to request interviews with The Original SoupMan partners and brand ambassadors — Shaquille O'Neal, Jason Alexander and Reggie Jackson — or with Tim Gannon, co-founder of Outback Steakhouse and SoupMan, Inc. Board Member along with other members of management, please contact Blue Wolf Communications at 516-767-WOLF (9653) or via email at [email protected].

About SoupMan, Inc.:
In 1984, The Original SoupMan opened its doors at 55th Street & 8th Avenue in Manhattan. The tiny storefront quickly became a worldwide destination. Rated #1 by Zagat and praised in 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. The Company's franchise operations include highly visible locations in the Mohegan Sun Casinos and more. The Company's branded soup is also being offered by Tim Horton's, Earl of Sandwich and other leading QSRs. The Original SoupMan products are now available throughout the United States in innovative, shelf-stable cartons for sale in the soup aisle of major supermarket chains.  The Company also distributes its products through the foodservice channel, including school lunch programs.

Shaquille O'Neal serves as an advisor to and equity partner in the Company, as does Mr. October, Reggie Jackson and Emmy and Golden Globe nominated and Tony Award winning actor Jason Alexander. In addition, Tim Gannon, the co-founder of Outback Steakhouse, is The Original SoupMan Culinary and Business Director and Board Member.  SoupMan, Inc., parent company of The Original SoupMan (www.originalsoupman.com), is a fully reporting public company trading under the ticker symbol SOUP.

For additional information on SoupMan, Inc., please visit http://www.soupmaninc.com. Learn more at http://www.originalsoupman.com, follow us on Twitter @OriginalSoupMan and "Like" us on Facebook.

Safe Harbor Statement:
This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections made by management. The Company intends for the forward-looking statements to be covered by the safe harbor provisions for forward-looking statements. Words such as "anticipates," "expects," "intends," "plans," "believes," "seeks," "estimates," or variations of such words are intended to identify such forward-looking statements.  The forward-looking statements contained in this press release include statements regarding the launch of its shelf-stable product, its availability in supermarkets and marketing plans.  All forward-looking statements in this press release are made as of the date of this press release, and the Company assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements other than as required by law. The forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth or implied by any forward-looking statements, such as our ability to implement our marketing plan, raise sufficient capital to implement the plan and comply with our on-going obligations to our senior secured creditor, and the risk factors discussed in the Business and Management's Discussion and Analysis sections in our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Annual Reports on Form 10-K and Current Reports on Form 8-K. Copies of these filings are available on the Company's website www.soupmaninc.com  and at www.sec.gov

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SOURCE SoupMan, Inc.

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