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US: Smucker confirms CFO, supply chain VP appointments

3 Nov 2009

JM Smucker's board has approved the appointment of its finance and supply chain chiefs.

INSIGHT: JM Smucker insists focus on all brands

21 Aug 2009

JM Smucker, the US group behind brands from Crisco cooking oils to Jif peanut butter, said it has not taken its eye of its core brands, despite its current focus on recent acquisition Folgers coffee.

US: JM Smucker Q1 profit up, reaffirms outlook

21 Aug 2009

US food group JM Smucker posted an increase in first-quarter profit today (21 August) and said its full-year earnings will come in at the higher end of its outlook.

Top stories on just-food this week

19 Jun 2009

The highly anticipated sale of Belgium soy business, Alpro, drew to a somewhat abrupt end this week, when it emerged that US dairy giant Dean Foods had struck a deal to acquire the unit from Vandemoortele.

US: Folgers fires Smucker profits

18 Jun 2009

US food group JM Smucker reported bumper fourth-quarter results today (18 June) on the back of last year's acquisition of the coffee business Folgers.

US: Kellogg, Gen Mills given analyst boost

22 May 2009

Kellogg, General Mills and JM Smucker were handed 'outperform' ratings on their stock yesterday (21 May) after stockbrokers RBC Capital Markets began its coverage of the packaged food sector.

US: JM Smucker adopts shareholder rights plan

21 May 2009

US food group JM Smucker adopted a shareholder rights plan on Wednesday (20 May) to replace the previous plan adopted in 1999.

US: Smucker creates jobs at Kentucky site

26 Mar 2009

US food group JM Smucker is set to create 25 jobs through investment at a manufacturing site in Kentucky.

US: Folgers buy boosts JM Smucker profits

25 Feb 2009

Third-quarter profits surged for US jam, jelly and peanut butter maker JM Smucker, boosted by the acquisition of the Folgers coffee business and despite higher restructuring costs.

CAGNY: Smucker bullish in face of private-label growth

19 Feb 2009

JM Smucker, the US food group behind brands from Crisco cooking oils to Jif peanut butter, has insisted its products can withstand growing consumer demand for private-label lines.

US: P&G underlying profits fall, snacks volumes dip

30 Jan 2009

Procter & Gamble today (30 January) posted a 7% drop in quarterly underlying net earnings amid a “mid-single-digits” fall in snacks volumes.

US: JM Smucker appoints directors

27 Jan 2009

US jam, jelly and peanut butter maker JM Smucker has elected Alex Shumate, Mark Smucker, and Paul Smucker Wagstaff to its board of directors.

GLOBAL: Dips and spreads get healthy makeover - study

1 Sep 2008

Manufacturers are continuing to embrace the health trend, with ingredients such as omega-3 and probiotics featuring in an array of foodstuffs, according to Datamonitor's latest Productscan Online survey.

US: JM Smucker earnings rise in Q1

15 Aug 2008

Jam, jelly and peanut butter maker JM Smucker has seen a 4% increase in first quarter earnings, which were boosted by higher pricing and acquisitions including Carnation and Knott's Berry Farm.

US: Smucker earnings up despite Q4 decline

19 Jun 2008

The JM Smucker Co posted an increase in full year earnings today (19 June), despite a weak fourth quarter that saw earnings fall 13%.

UPDATE - US: More brand sales not on cards - ConAgra

14 May 2008

ConAgra Foods today (14 May) played down the prospect of more brands being offloaded in the wake of the sale of jam brand Knott's Berry Farm to fellow US food maker J. M. Smucker.

US: Smucker buys jam brand from ConAgra

14 May 2008

J. M. Smucker has bought jam brand Knott's Berry Farm from fellow US food group ConAgra Foods.

US: Smucker to acquire Europe’s Best

4 Mar 2008

US food group J. M. Smucker is to buy Europe's Best, a frozen fruit processor based in Canada, for an undisclosed sum.

US: Eagle acquisition boosts Smucker Q3

15 Feb 2008

US food group JM Smucker today (15 February) announced an increase in third-quarter sales, citing the acquisition of Eagle Foods Holdings as an attributing factor.

US: Eagle carries Smucker through tough H1

16 Nov 2007

The acquisition of Eagle Family Food has driven half-year profits at J. M. Smucker, the US group behind brands including Robin Hood flour and Crisco olive oil.

CANADA: Carnation milk not "strategic focus", says Nestlé

2 Oct 2007

Nestlé has said its decision to sell the Carnation canned milk business in Canada was due to the unit no longer being a core focus for the company.

CANADA: Smucker buys Carnation milk from Nestlé

1 Oct 2007

The Canadian arm of US food group J. M. Smucker has bought the Canadian Carnation canned milk products business from Nestlé.

US: Smucker profits take flight after Eagle buy

17 Aug 2007

US food group J. M. Smucker has posted a jump in first-quarter earnings thanks to the recent acquisition of the Eagle business and easier comparatives from last year.

US: Smucker posts 19% rise in Q4 net income

22 Jun 2007

JM Smucker, the leading producer of fruit spreads and peanut butter in the US, has posted a 19% rise in net income for the fourth quarter to US$42.5m.

US: JM Smucker closes Eagle deal

2 May 2007

JM Smucker has completed its previously announced acquisition of Eagle Family Food Holdings, a privately held producer of condensed and evaporated milk.

US: J. M. Smucker to increase share dividends

18 Apr 2007

The board at J. M. Smucker has approved an increase in its share dividend.

US: Smucker acquires Eagle Family Food

3 Apr 2007

The J.M. Smucker Company announced yesterday (2 April) that it has acquired Eagle Family Food Holdings, manufacturer of the Borden Eagle brand of sweetened condensed evaporated milk.

US: JM Smucker Q3 profits rise 29%

16 Feb 2007

The JM Smucker Company posted a rise in quarterly profits of 29% today (16 February), aided by growing market share for its brands, price increases and a lower tax rate.

US: JM Smucker acquired White Lily

20 Oct 2006

The JM Smucker Company has acquired the White Lily brand from CH Guenther & Son, parent company of The White Lily Foods Company.

US: JM Smucker first quarter income decreases

18 Aug 2006

The JM Smucker Company has reported a lower income for the first quarter of its 2007 financial year, related to charges incurred through the divesture of some Canadian operations.





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