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JM Smucker to close two California units

26 Apr 2016

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

JM Smucker details leadership succession plans 

8 Mar 2016

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

Smucker eyes "authentic, convenient" innovation in food - CAGNY

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.

Smucker Q2 consumer foods sales lower, profits flat

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.

Smucker adds Sahale snack bars to range

10 Nov 2015

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

JM Smucker sells canned milk business to Eagle Family Foods

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. 

Smucker eyes small acquisitions in snacks, natural categories

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.

Smucker Q1 sales, profit beat analyst expectations

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.

Smucker launches Jif granola bars

13 Aug 2015

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

Smucker launches Purely Simple Pillsbury line

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.

Focus: Smucker upbeat about food division despite pressures

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.

Smucker books food growth but coffee hits profits

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.

Smucker launches Crisco organic coconut oil

1 May 2015

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

JM Smucker points to progress as profits fall

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.

Smucker sales, earnings slip on coffee woes

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.

Smucker cuts FY sales, earnings outlook on weak coffee

12 Nov 2014

Shares in US food group JM Smucker have declined after it slashed its full-year sales and profit forecasts on the back of weakness in its coffee division.

US: Smucker adds pretzel dippers to Jif range

21 Aug 2014

US food group JM Smucker has developed an on-the-go peanut butter and pretzel snack to be sold under its Jif brand.

US: JM Smucker lowers FY sales outlook

20 Aug 2014

JM Smucker has lowered its full-year sales expectations after booking a drop in first-quarter sales and earnings as lower pricing more than offset a resilient volume performance.

US: Smucker eyes growth in snacks with Sahale buy

6 Aug 2014

JM Smucker plans to expand its presence in the snacks category through the acquisition of Sahale Snacks, a premium nut and fruit snack manufacturer.

US: Smucker launches on-the-go fruit snacks

30 Jun 2014

JM Smucker has launched a line of on-the-go fruit snacks in the US in a bid to target consumers interested in buying healthier but more convenient products.

US: Smucker Q4 profits down

5 Jun 2014

JM Smucker posted a fall of 9% in fourth quarter net profits to US$118.5m combined with a fall in sales of 8% to US$1.2bn for the period ending 30 April.

US: Competition prompts Smucker to cut sales, earnings forecasts

14 Feb 2014

US food group JM Smucker has lowered its forecasts for annual sales and earnings after a third quarter in which revenues fell.

just-food's review of 2013: the trends that shaped 2013 M&A

6 Jan 2014

M&A levels remained relatively subdued in 2013. Growing private-equity interest and something of a shift in capital flows to mature markets have been significant trends shaping the M&A landscape. While gaining routes-to-market in emerging economies has remained key for strategic buyers. Katy Askew examines some of the stand-out deals of the past 12 months.

On the money: JM Smucker insists "well-positioned" on pricing

21 Nov 2013

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

US: Smucker cuts sales forecast after Q2 drop

21 Nov 2013

US food group JM Smucker has cut its forecast for annual sales after a drop in revenue in the second quarter.

US: JM Smucker adds to spread line with natural range

6 Sep 2013

US spreads-to-coffee group JM Smucker has expanded its stable with the launch of a natural fruit spread line.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food last week

27 Aug 2013

After Lindt & Sprungli reported higher solid first-half results last week, just-food interviewed the Swiss chocolate group's CEO Ernst Tanner to discuss its growth in mature markets and its patient strategy in developing economies. New Zealand's dairy sector continued to be in the spotlight after another recall of ingredients headed in China. Elsewhere, Heinz's new owners continued their plans to streamline its business, US food firm JM Smucker made a notable move in gluten free with the acquisition of Enray and we spoke to the creator of Powerful Yogurt, a product initially devised for men in the US and now looking at broadening its consumer base and expanding overseas.

US: JM Smucker acquires organic, gluten-free firm Enray

21 Aug 2013

US spreads-to-coffee group JM Smucker has acquired organic and gluten-free products manufacturer Enray.

US: JM Smucker lowers FY sales guidance after mixed Q1

21 Aug 2013

US spreads-to-coffee group JM Smucker has lowered its full-year earnings and sales outlook, despite booking an increase in first-quarter profits.

On the money: JM Smucker to up marketing spend, plans NPD roll-out

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.




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