PDG Wins Pounds 350,000 Order for Campbells Soup Packs

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Byline: By Graeme King

A leading Tyneside packaging company has won a sizeable export order with the makers of Campbells Soups.

Print Design & Graphics (PDG) will supply the packaging for a revamped range of 28 dried soups being launched by Erin Foods, the Irish end of the Campbells operation.

The contract, worth around pounds 350,000, was won after Campbells' team visited the PDG operation and were apparently impressed with the service provided by the whole 151-strong team.

Geoff Beavers, PDG's sales representative responsible for the Erin contract, said: "The full pack for the soups will be made here - the business will help to sustain turnover for us.

"We won the work through an existing contract we have in the UK, as Erin is part of the wider Campbells group and we already do some business with them over here."

PDG, based at Newburn in the Tyne Valley, has recently announced its plans to invest around pounds 1. …