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J.M. Smucker is a North America-based food company. Founded by Jerome Monroe Smucker in 1897, J.M. Smucker is a public company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange as SJM. The head office for J.M. Smucker is located in Orrville, Ohio, United States, USA.

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Can Smucker revive food sales?

JM Smucker booked higher full-year earnings last week despite a drop in revenue from its food brands. With coffee and pet food outpacing Smu...

Smucker upbeat about food arm despite pressures

JM Smucker has insisted it "feels good" about the positioning of its food portfolio in the face of falling sales volumes, lower pricing and...


Michelle Russell | 21 Nov 2013

US group JM Smucker has defended its pricing strategy after a fall in second-quarter sales.


Michelle Russell | 7 Jun 2013

US spreads-to-coffee group JM Smucker is to increase its marketing spend in fiscal 2014 alongside plans to launch around 100 new products across its portfolio.


Michelle Russell | 4 Jun 2013

An increasing number of breakfast cereal manufacturers are now taking advantage of the potential growth opportunities for this category in emerging markets such as Asia and Eastern Europe.


Katy Askew | 3 Jun 2013

Retail majors Ahold and Tesco are preparing to announce first-quarter results, while bakery group Aryzta and US spreads firm JM Smucker look set to detail continued progress in growing profits over the past year. Meanwhile, we can expect free-from to take centre stage in two European trade shows and UK exporters will be discussing opportunities in CEE countries.

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Katy Askew | 8 Jun 2017

JM Smucker, the US jam-to-coffee group, successfully slowed the pace of the top line decline it had during its financial year in the fourth quarter and predicted a return to modest growth for next year.


John Shepherd | 1 Jun 2017

US coffee-to-condiments group J.M. Smucker has reformulated its Uncrustables line of pre-made frozen sandwiches by replacing high fructose corn syrup with sugar.


Dean Best | 30 May 2017

J.M. Smucker has struck a deal to buy the Wesson cooking oil brand from US peer Conagra Brands for around US$285m.


Dean Best | 21 Feb 2017

US food, coffee and pet food group J.M. Smucker has lowered its forecast for annual sales after a 5% drop in its top line in its third quarter.


John Shepherd | 31 Jan 2017

JM Smucker, the US coffee-to-condiments group, today (31 January) announced plans to build an additional Smucker's Uncrustables sandwiches manufacturing facility, at Longmont, Colorado, for a total potential investment of US$340m.


Dean Best | 17 Nov 2016

JM Smucker today (17 November) booked higher half-year earnings despite lower sales, although the US-based food group also reported declining consumer food sales in its domestic market in the second quarter.


Katy Askew | 23 Aug 2016

JM Smucker, the US coffee-to-condiments group, today (23 August) booked a 7% drop in first-quarter sales and lowered its forecast for annual revenue.


Katy Askew | 9 Jun 2016

JM Smucker has reported an increase in full-year earnings despite a drop sales at the group's US consumer foods unit. 


Ben Cooper | 26 Apr 2016

US spreads-to-coffee group JM Smucker has confirmed that it plans to shut down two facilities in Livermore, California. 


Katy Askew | 8 Mar 2016

JM Smucker has announced Mark Smucker, president of the US group's consumer and natural foods businesses, will become its CEO.


Hannah Abdulla | 18 Feb 2016

JM Smucker is to concentrate its efforts on launching snacking and "nutrient-rich" products as the US group looks to drive sales in its consumer foods business.


Dean Best | 19 Nov 2015

J.M. Smucker has posted a dip in second-quarter sales and flat profits from its US retail consumer foods arm, the company's largest business unit by revenue.


Hannah Abdulla | 10 Nov 2015

J.M. Smucker has launched a line of snack bars under the Sahale brand.


Hannah Abdulla | 10 Nov 2015

J.M. Smucker has launched a line of snack bars under the Sahale brand.


Katy Askew | 4 Nov 2015

J.M Smucker has announced plans to sell its US canned milk brands and operations to Eagle Family Foods Group, a subsidiary of Kelso & Co., for an undisclosed sum. 


Katy Askew | 4 Nov 2015

J.M Smucker has announced plans to sell its US canned milk brands and operations to Eagle Family Foods Group, a subsidiary of Kelso & Co., for an undisclosed sum. 


Hannah Abdulla | 26 Oct 2015

JM Smucker is on the hunt for "smaller opportunities" that can help expand the US group's presence in snacks and in the natural and organic categories.


Hannah Abdulla | 27 Aug 2015

JM Smucker's first quarter net profit has been boosted by performance of new products and its acquisition of Big Heart Pet Brands.


Hannah Abdulla | 13 Aug 2015

US food group JM Smucker has launched a range of granola bars under its peanut butter brand Jif.


Katy Askew | 25 Jun 2015

JM Smucker is extending its Pillsbury brand of baking and frosting mixes with the launch of Purely Simple, a line that the company hopes will tap into US demand for products that are “made from simple ingredients” and free from colours, preservatives and artificial flavourings.


Katy Askew | 4 Jun 2015

US coffee-to-condiments group JM Smucker booked a drop in full-year profits today (4 June) as issues at its coffee unit overshadowed higher operating profit in consumer food.


Hannah Abdulla | 1 May 2015

US food group JM Smucker has launched an organic coconut oil under its Crisco brand.


Dean Best | 13 Feb 2015

US food group JM Smucker today (13 February) booked lower sales and profits for the first nine months of its financial year but was positive about the performance of baking and spreads brands.


Katy Askew | 19 Nov 2014

JM Smucker, the US condiments-to-coffee group, booked a drop in first half sales and earnings on the back of weaker volumes at its US retail coffee business.

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Katy Askew | 4 Feb 2015

US jam, peanut butter and coffee maker JM Smucker has continued its diversification drive with a deal to acquire Big Heart Pet Brands, formerly part of Del Monte Foods, in a deal worth more than US$5.8bn.

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