Smucker's® Uncrustables® and Kristi Yamaguchi to Help One Unstoppable Family Skate Away With a $10,000 Adventure

Portable PB&J Lovers Invited to Share Photos of Their On-The-Go Families in the Smucker's® Uncrustables® Unstoppable Family Photo Contest

Aug 02, 2011, 08:30 ET from The J.M. Smucker Company

ORRVILLE, Ohio, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Unstoppable families are always on the go – zipping to and from school, soccer practice, piano lessons, gymnastics, play dates and more. This back to school season, the makers of the ultimate on-the-go PB&J want to see unstoppable families in action, and have teamed up with Olympic gold medal figure skater and mom of two, Kristi Yamaguchi, in the Smucker's® Uncrustables® Unstoppable Family Photo Contest.  One lucky winner will win the ultimate prize for their unstoppable family, an action-packed trip to Yosemite National Park worth $10,000.

From now through October 5, 2011, consumers can log on to www.uncrustables.com and submit photos of their unstoppable families, along with a caption of 140 characters or less explaining why their family is unstoppable in the Smucker's Uncrustables Unstoppable Family Photo Contest. Starting in January 2012, ten finalist entries will be posted on the site for a nationwide online vote, and the winning photo and caption entry will receive a family trip for the winner and up to three guests to Yosemite National Park valued at $10,000. Open to legal residents of the United States and D.C. 18 and older. Visit www.uncrustables.com for Official Rules and complete details.

"Like so many parents, it can sometimes be a challenge to keep my family active and organized, especially on-the-go," says Kristi.  "I am so thrilled to share with other moms and dads my favorite ways to simplify an unbelievably busy schedule with convenient and portable solutions like Uncrustables Sandwiches."

Moms and dads trust Uncrustables Sandwiches to provide their families with a great-tasting lunch or snack wherever they go. Available in five classic flavors and varieties (approximately $3.09 for a four-pack), including:

  • Peanut Butter & Strawberry Jam or Grape Jelly on Whole Wheat Bread
  • Honey Spread on Whole Wheat Bread
  • Peanut Butter & Strawberry Jam or Grape Jelly on White Bread

Parents can visit www.uncrustables.com later this summer to view videos of Kristi with her family, and find out how she keeps everyone organized and happy on the go.

Since her professional skating days, Kristi has added wife and mother to her impressive resume.  Expert at juggling her career and family, who turned 40 on July 12, recently released a New York Times best-selling children's book as well as a fitness DVD, and remains involved with her Always Dream Foundation.

"Smucker's Uncrustables Sandwiches are a convenient and portable way to help parents save time and provide a tasty snack or lunch for busy families," said Maribeth Badertscher, Vice President, Corporate Communications, The J.M. Smucker Company.  "We are proud to offer an easy meal solution for busy families and look forward to seeing all the unstoppable family snapshots."

Fans of Uncrustables Sandwiches can get fun family tips at www.Facebook.com/Uncrustables and following @Uncrustables on Twitter.

About The J. M. Smucker Company

For more than 110 years, The J.M. Smucker Company has been committed to offering consumers quality products that bring families together to share memorable meals and moments.  Today, Smucker is a leading marketer and manufacturer of fruit spreads, retail packaged coffee, 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®, Folgers®, Dunkin' Donuts®, Jif®, Crisco®, Pillsbury®, Eagle Brand®, R.W. Knudsen Family®, Hungry Jack®, Cafe Bustelo®, Cafe Pilon, White Lily® and Martha White® in the United States, along with Robin Hood®, Five Roses®, Carnation®, Europe's Best® 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. The Company has appeared on FORTUNE Magazine's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in the United States 13 times, ranking number one in 2004. For more information about the Company, visit www.smuckers.com.

The J.M. Smucker Company is the owner of all trademarks, except Pillsbury, the Barrelhead logo and the Doughboy character are trademarks of The Pillsbury Company, LLC, used under license; Carnation is a trademark of Societe des Produits Nestle S.A., used under license; and Dunkin' Donuts is a registered trademark of DD IP Holder, LLC, used under license. Borden and Elsie are trademarks used under license.

SOURCE The J.M. Smucker Company



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