ORRVILLE, Ohio, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) declared a $0.44 per share dividend on the common shares of the Company to be paid on Wednesday, June 1, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Friday, May 13, 2011.
The Company also announced that its annual meeting of shareholders will be held on Wednesday, August 17, 2011. The meeting will be at 11:00 a.m., Eastern Time, at the Fisher Auditorium, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Avenue, Wooster, Ohio. Shareholders of record at the close of business on Wednesday, June 22, 2011, will be entitled to notice of the annual meeting and to vote on matters considered at the meeting.
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 help families create memorable mealtime 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®, 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; Carnationis a trademark of Societe des Produits Nestle S.A., used under license; Dunkin' Donutsis a registered trademark of DD IP Holder, LLC, used under license; and Borden and Elsie are trademarks used under license.