SMUCKER J M CO 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) June 4, 2008
THE J. M. SMUCKER COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (330) 682-3000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On June 4, 2008, The J. M. Smucker Company (Smucker) and The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) announced a definitive agreement to merge the Folgers coffee business into Smucker in an all-stock reverse Morris Trust transaction. A copy of the press release issued by Smucker and P&G on June 4, 2008 regarding the transaction is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.