ORRVILLE, Ohio, Aug 4, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) will conduct its first quarter fiscal 2005 earnings conference call and webcast on Wednesday, August 25, 2004, at 8:30 a.m. E.T. Earnings will be released prior to the call. The webcast can be accessed from the Company's website at http://www.smuckers.com . For those unable to listen to the webcast, an audio replay will be available following the call and can be accessed by calling 888-203-1112 or 719-457-0820 and entering passcode 311218. The audio replay will be available through Wednesday, September 1, 2004.
The J. M. Smucker Company was founded in 1897 when the Company's namesake and founder sold his first product -- apple butter -- from the back of a horse-drawn wagon. Today, over a century later, the Company is the market leader in fruit spreads, peanut butter, shortening and oils, ice cream toppings, and health and natural foods beverages in North America under such icon brands as Smucker's(R), Jif(R), and Crisco(R). In June 2004, the Company expanded its family of products to include such brands as Pillsbury(R) baking mixes and ready-to-spread frostings; Hungry Jack(R) pancake mixes, syrups and potato side dishes; and Martha White(R) baking mixes and ingredients in the U.S., along with Robin Hood(R) flour and baking mixes and Bick's(R) pickles and condiments in Canada. For over 107 years, The J. M. Smucker Company has been headquartered in Orrville, Ohio, and has been family run for four generations. The J. M. Smucker Company was recognized as the top company in FORTUNE Magazine's 2003 annual survey of The 100 Best Companies to Work For and has ranked consistently in the top 25 companies each year since FORTUNE began the list in 1998. The J. M. Smucker Company has over 4,500 employees worldwide and distributes products in more than 45 countries.
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