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Hayden Lamphere
September 04, 2023

Who needs all the work of boiling water when you can have delicious pasta at the pop of a can? At least, that’s what Donald Edward Goerke MBA’51 must have thought when he developed SpaghettiOs for the Campbell Soup Company in 1965. The cans of small, round pasta in tomato sauce were originally designed as a mess-free meal for children, but their easy preparation made it a staple food for college kids. So, grab a spoon (or, if you must, a fork) and dig in!

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