The J. M. Smucker Company is a manufacturer of fruit spreads, ice cream toppings, health and natural foods, beverages, shortening, and natural peanut butter in North America.
Today, over a century later, The J. M. Smucker Company is the leading marketer and manufacturer of fruit spreads, peanut butter, shortening and oils, ice cream toppings, sweetened condensed milk and health and natural foods beverages in North America. Its family of brands includes Smucker's, Jif, Crisco, Pillsbury, Eagle Brand, R.W. Knudsen Family, Hungry Jack, White Lily and Martha White in the United States, along with Robin Hood, Five Roses and Bick's in Canada. The Company remains rooted in the Basic Beliefs of Quality, People, Ethics, Growth and Independence established by its founder and namesake more than a century ago.
For over 111 years, The J. M. Smucker Company has been headquartered in Orrville, Ohio, and has been family run for four generations. Since 1998, the Company has appeared on FORTUNE Magazine's annual listing of the "100 Best Companies to Work For in the United States", ranking number one in 2004.
For almost thirty years until his death in 2005, actor Mason Adams was the TV commercial spokesman for their line of jams, jellies and preserves, ending with the famous line, "With a name like Smucker's, it has to be good!". Mason also was the spokesman for most of the Kix commercials in the 1990s. Willard Scott of Today Show fame is the current spokesman.
Horizon Milling G.P., Wayzata, Minn., and The J. M. Smucker Co., Orville, Ohio, have reached a definitive agreement to sell the Canadian grain-based foodservice and industrial businesses owned by Smucker Foods of Canada Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of The J.M. Smucker Co.(Brief article)
Aug 01, 2006; Horizon Milling G.P., Wayzata, Minn., and The J. M. Smucker Co., Orville, Ohio, have reached a definitive agreement to sell the...
The J.M. Smucker Co. and Procter & Gamble Co. expect to merge Jif peanut butter and Crisco shortening and oils businesses. (Business Briefs).(Brief Article)
May 27, 2002; The J.M. Smucker Co. and Procter & Gamble Co. expect to merge Jif peanut butter and Crisco shortening and oils businesses into...