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U.S. soup sales, acquisitions boost Campbell Soup's profit

(Reuters) - Campbell Soup Co <CPB.N>, the world's largest soup maker, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by acquisitions and strengthening U.S. sales of soups and sauces. Under a turnaround effort led by Chief Executive Denise Morrison, the company has been revamping its offerings with new soups and sauces and improving existing lines after several seasons of weak soup sales.

Polish cuisine sheds Soviet-era blandness, fast food

After years of communist-era shortages, then a craze for Western fast food, Polish cuisine is undergoing a revival thanks to quality local ingredients and a modern twist on traditional fare. Leading the renaissance is Atelier Amaro, a Warsaw eatery that won Poland's first Michelin star in March for using "local produce to create innovative cuisine and original combinations".

Waiter, there's Nicaraguan iguana in my soup!

Catholics tired of fish on Friday can enjoy a Lent-friendly smorgasbord in Nicaragua, where soups made with iguana or armadillo are served with a healthy portion of bull testicles. The delicacies violate local laws against eating such species during their breeding period, but are seen as a meat-free dish in the lead-up to Easter. They are also considered an aphrodisiac, and thus popular with older men.
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