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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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Katy Askew | 10 Jun 2015

JM Smucker has insisted it "feels good" about the positioning of its food portfolio in the face of falling sales volumes, lower pricing and shifting consumer trends as US consumers demand more 'better-for-you' options.


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.

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Andy Coyne | 10 Jul 2018

US food group J.M. Smucker is selling its American bakery business to private-equity firm Brynwood Partners for US$375m.


Andy Coyne | 26 Jun 2018

US food group J.M Smucker has partnered with local investor Rev1 Ventures to try and identify the sector's "best and brightest innovators and technologies".


Dean Best | 5 Apr 2018

J.M. Smucker is mulling the future of its domestic baking business, a move the US food group announced alongside a deal to acquire another pet-food company in the country.


Andy Coyne | 23 Mar 2018

US food business Conagra Brands is continuing to mull over the future of its Wesson cooking oils brand after plans to sell it to local peer J.M. Smucker were stymied by a regulator on competition grounds.


Simon Harvey | 20 Mar 2018

Environmental pressure group Greenpeace International says some global food companies such as Kraft Heinz, Kellogg, Ferrero and J.M. Smucker are failing to disclose their sources of palm oil despite an initiative to clamp down on deforestation by producers before the end of the decade.


Andy Coyne | 8 Mar 2018

US food and beverage business J.M. Smucker is considering selling its baking brands, according to a report from news agency Bloomberg today (8 March).


Simon Harvey | 7 Mar 2018

US groups J.M. Smucker and Conagra Brands have called off their deal over the Wesson oil brand after the US Federal Trade Commission challenged the proposed transaction.


Simon Harvey | 6 Mar 2018

US-based food firm J.M. Smucker said it was disappointed with a decision by the Federal Trade Commission to challenge its proposed acquisition of the Wesson cooking oil brand from peer Conagra Brands.    


Simon Harvey | 5 Mar 2018

US private-label behemoth TreeHouse Foods has appointed J.M. Smucker's president of food and beverages, Steven Oakland, as its new CEO just weeks after reporting dismal full-year earnings.


Andy Coyne | 26 Feb 2018

A number of food companies have taken the opportunity to highlight new product development (NPD) at the important Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) investor conference in Boca Raton in the US. Here we round up the most eye-catching initiatives.


Andy Coyne | 23 Feb 2018

J.M. Smucker is banking on boosting sales from its sluggish US consumer foods division through the launch of a range of snacks, part of plans to double the company's snacks sales in five years.


Andy Coyne | 23 Feb 2018

J.M. Smucker is banking on boosting sales from its sluggish US consumer foods division through the launch of a range of snacks, part of plans to double the company's snacks sales in five years.


just-food.com | 16 Feb 2018

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.


just-food.com | 21 Dec 2017

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.


Dean Best | 24 Aug 2017

US food and beverage group J.M. Smucker today (24 August) lowered its forecast for annual sales amid pressure on "several categories".


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. 

Latest blogs

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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The J.M. Smucker Co - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report

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