SMUCKER J M CO 8-K 2007
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The J.M. Smucker Company
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On March 31, 2007, The J.M. Smucker Company, an Ohio corporation ("Smucker"), and its wholly-owned subsidiary, EF Acquisition Company, a Delaware corporation ("Merger Sub"), entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement") with Eagle Family Foods Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation ("Eagle"), and Craig Steinke, as Stockholders’ Representative.
Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.
The information set forth in Item 1.01 of this report is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release, dated April 2, 2007.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.