Weird History Food is giving you a warm bowl of nostalgia with the History of Campbell's Soup. Probably one of the most recognizable food designs, the Campbell's Soup can is both part of modern pop culture and in just about every American pantry. But where did the company get its start? And how has Campbell's stayed a relevant brand for over 150 years? Get some crackers and pepper ready, we're going soup to nuts on Campbell's.