Ten Finalists Advance To Online Vote Phase In The 11th Annual Jif® Most Creative Sandwich Contest™

   Ten Finalists Advance To Online Vote Phase In The 11th Annual Jif® Most
                          Creative Sandwich Contest™

Cast Your Vote to Help Decide the Five Event Finalists; One Grand Prize Winner
Will Receive a $25,000 College Fund!

PR Newswire

ORRVILLE, Ohio, Jan. 9, 2013

ORRVILLE, Ohio, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Jif,the number one choice of
choosy moms, announced the ten most creative sandwich recipes that will
compete in a national online vote in the 11^th annual Jif Most Creative
Sandwich Contest™, a nationwide contest to help foster creativity and
encourage families to spend time together in the kitchen. These ten online
finalists are one step closer to the chance to win the grand prize of a
$25,000 college fund!

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This year, Jif added a new flavor to the contest by including two new eligible
ingredients: NEW Jif Chocolate Flavored Hazelnut Spread and Jif Mocha
Cappuccino Flavored Hazelnut Spread. From a chocolate hazelnut inspired mole
sauce to a bunch of banana recipes, the ten online finalists and their
delicious recipes are:

  oJacob C., 9, Morganton, NC – Magnificent Mole Chicken Torta
  oAnsley P., 11, Hoover, AL – Banutter Cream Sandwich
  oMicah S., 9, Carmel, ME – Banana Dog
  oIvy B., 7, Huntington Beach, CA – Spicy-Sweet Peanut, Chicken, and
    Cucumber Sammy
  oKathryn W., 7, Branchville, NJ – Peanut Butter Pear-ot
  oJulia T., 9, Mission Viejo, CA – Apple Fries Peanut Butter Surprise!
  oMaverick C., 6, Massillon, OH – Go Bananas for PB & Chocolate
  oPeter G., 10, Savannah, GA – The Beef Chief
  oWilliam L., 10, Orlando, FL – Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwich
  oMatthew R., 10, Edwardsville, IL – Banana Foster PB&B

"Our fans' passion for peanut butter is extraordinary and we were thrilled to
receive so many entries using the new Jif Hazelnut Spreads, which demonstrated
enthusiasm for this new product offering and our brand," saidMaribeth
Badertscher, Vice President, Corporate Communications, The J.M. Smucker
Company. "Wethank all of the participants and congratulate the ten online
finalists, for their efforts to make more delicious creations and memorable
moments with their families in the kitchen."

Now through February 1, 2013, Jif invites Americans 13 years of age and older
to vote for their favorite sandwich creation at
Jif.com/Promotions/Most-Creative-Peanut-Butter/CastVote. Five event finalists
will attend the Grand Prize Winner Announcement Event in New York City on or
about March 20, 2013. One Grand Prize Winner will receive a $25,000 college
fund and four runner-up prizes include a $2,500 college fund. Limit one vote
per person/e-mail address/day during the entire online voting period. For
complete details and Official Rules, visit Jif.com.

Find Jif on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/Jif), Twitter
(https://twitter.com/jif) and Pinterest
(http://pinterest.com/jifpeanutbutter/).

About The J. M. Smucker Company
For more than 110 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 fruit spreads, retail packaged coffee, peanut butter,
shortening and oils, ice cream toppings, sweetened condensed milk, and health
and natural foods beverages inNorth America. Its family of brands includes
Smucker's^®, Folgers^®, Dunkin' Donuts^®, Jif^®, Crisco^®, Pillsbury^®,
Eagle Brand^®, R.W. Knudsen Family^®, Hungry Jack^®, Cafe Bustelo^®, Cafe
Pilon^®, White Lily^®andMartha White^®inthe United States, along
withRobin Hood^®, Five Roses^®, Carnation^®and Bick's^®inCanada. 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, visitwww.smuckers.com.

The J. M. Smucker Company is the owner of all trademarks, except for the
following which are used under license:Pillsbury^®,the Barrelhead logo and
the Doughboy character are trademarks of The Pillsbury Company,
LLC;Carnation^®is a trademark of Societe des Produits Nestle S.A.;Dunkin'
Donuts^®is a registered trademark of DD IP Holder, LLC; andDouwe
Egberts^®and Pickwick^®are registered trademarks ofSara Lee/DE
B.V.Borden^®and Elsie are also trademarks used under license.

SOURCE The J.M. Smucker Company

Website: http://www.smuckers.com
Contact: Shae Sneed, +1-212-798-9789, shae.sneed@cohnwolfe.com