Friday, June 2, 2017

Smucker's® Uncrustables® Brand Removes High Fructose Corn Syrup from the Classic PB&J Sandwich Recipe

ORRVILLE, Ohio, May 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Just ahead of the busy summer snacking
season, Smucker's® Uncrustables® has updated its full sandwich line by replacing high
 fructose corn syrup with sugar while maintaining the delicious taste families love.
The reformulated Smucker's Uncrustables sandwiches have also been certified
non-GMO and NSF Non-GMO True North™ by NSF International. NSF 
International provides third-party certification for non-GMO products.
"While the immense popularity of Smucker's Uncrustables has led to record sales,
we continually review our products and ingredients to make sure they meet the
evolving preferences of our consumers," said Maribeth Burns, vice president
corporate communications at The J.M. Smucker Company. "As more and more
 families enjoy Smucker's Uncrustables sandwiches as a snack or a meal, it is
 important we maintain the superior quality and ingredients consumers have come
 to expect and the taste they have come to love."
This announcement comes on the heels of plans to build an additional
  Smucker's Uncrustables manufacturing facility in Longmont, Colorado.
The new facility will help meet growing demand for Smucker's Uncrustables,
 which has grown from approximately $10 million in annual sales in 2000 to
a $200 million business today. The new Longmont facility will complement
 the company's Smucker's Uncrustables sandwiches manufacturing facility
in Scottsville, Kentucky, which will continue to produce up to two million sandwiches per day.
The reformulated Smucker's Uncrustables sandwiches will begin to appear
 in frozen aisles of retailers nationwide this summer. They can be easily
 identified by new product packaging that features no high fructose corn syrup,
 while continuing to show important features like protein content, flavor variety,
and sandwich count.
Smucker's Uncrustables sandwiches are delicious pre-made frozen peanut
 butter and jelly sandwiches that consumers simply thaw and serve. With a
 variety of sweet and fruit spreads and whole wheat and reduced-sugar options,
these handheld sandwiches make perfect on-the-go snacks or meals.
Smucker's Uncrustables sandwiches come in a variety of flavors including
 peanut butter and grape jelly, peanut butter and strawberry jam, peanut butter
and honey spread, and chocolate flavored hazelnut spread.
To learn more about Smucker's Uncrustables and where to find them,
 please visit, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
About The J.M. Smucker CompanyFor 120 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 consumer food and
beverage products and pet food and pet snacks in North America. In consumer foods
and beverages, its brands include Smucker's®, Folgers®, Jif®, Dunkin' Donuts®,
  Crisco®, Pillsbury®, R.W. Knudsen Family®, Hungry Jack®, Café Bustelo®,
Martha White®, truRoots®, Sahale Snacks®, Robin Hood®,
and Bick's®. In pet food and pet snacks, its brands include Meow Mix®
Milk-Bone®, Kibbles 'n Bits®, Natural Balance®, and 9Lives®. 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. For more information about the Company, visit
The J.M. Smucker Company is the owner of all trademarks referenced herein,
 except for the following, which are used under license: Pillsbury® is a trademark
of The Pillsbury Company, LLC and Dunkin' Donuts®is a registered trademark
 of DD IP Holder LLC.
Dunkin' Donuts®brand is licensed to The J.M. Smucker Company for packaged
 coffee products sold in retail channels such as grocery stores, mass merchandisers,
club stores, and drug stores.  This information does not pertain to Dunkin' Donuts®
coffee or other products for sale in Dunkin' Donuts® restaurants.

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