Submitted by: Smucker (J.M.) Company
Categories: Human Resources & Diversity1
Posted: Dec 27, 2000 – 11:00 PM EST
Dec. 27 /CSRwire/ - The J.M. Smucker Company has been named one of the 100 best companies to work for, according to Fortune magazine's fourth annual survey. Smucker, which was 23 this year, has consistently been ranked within the top 25 companies each year since Fortune began the list in 1997.
''We truly believe that our employees form the foundation of our success,'' said Timothy P. Smucker, Chairman of The J.M. Smucker Company. ''We foster a 'close-knit family feeling' because of the genuine adherence to our core values and beliefs, and our strong commitment to each other. Mutual respect for our fellow employees and a positive work environment, we believe, are very important keys to our Company's longevity and success.''
The J.M. Smucker Company (http://www.smucker.com) 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, ice cream toppings, health and natural foods beverages, and natural peanut butter in North America. For over 100 years, The J.M. Smucker Company has been headquartered in Orrville, Ohio and has been family run for four generations. The Company has over 2,000 employees worldwide and distributes products in more than 70 countries.
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