The Supermarket Soup Buyer's Guide

Know what to look for in canned soup with these tips.

Soup choices at the supermarket have become overwhelming. The numerous boxed, canned, dehydrated, and organic options can leave you scratching your head wondering which option is really the healthiest. Food journalist Mark Schatzker has come up with this easy cheat sheet to give you a guide to understanding which soups are the best options at your local grocery store. Whether you plan on making soup from scratch with store-bought stock or want to buy pre-made soup, check out these tips and tricks before you buy. 


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