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May 05, 2015 9:22 AM ET

Food Products

Company Overview of The Folger Coffee Company Inc.

Company Overview

The Folger Coffee Company Inc. produces and sells retail packaged coffee in the United States. The company offers ground, instant, single serve, and iced coffees; coffee enhancers; and other coffee packs. It sells its products through grocery stores, drug stores, and other large chain retail stores, as well as online retailers. The Folger Coffee Company Inc. was formerly known as J.A. Folger & Co. The company was founded in 1850 and is based in Orrville, Ohio. As of November 6, 2008, The Folger Coffee Company Inc. operates as a subsidiary of The J. M. Smucker Company.

1 Strawberry Lane

Orrville, OH 44667-0280

United States

Founded in 1850

1,200 Employees

Phone:

330-682-3000

Fax:

330-684-8090

Key Executives for The Folger Coffee Company Inc.

Principal Executive Officer and President
Age: 59
Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President and Secretary
Age: 65
Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 62
Vice President
Age: 56
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Folger Coffee Company Inc. Key Developments

Folger Coffee Company Unveils its Line Of Portable Coffee Enhancers

The Folger Coffee Company Inc. introduced new Folgers Flavors(TM), a line of flavored liquid coffee enhancers that make it easy to personalize a perfect cup of coffee -- anytime, anywhere. Packaged in sleek, palm-sized squeeze bottles, Folgers Flavors flavor enhancers provide consumers with a unique and customizable coffee experience. Available in four delicious varieties: Vanilla, Hazelnut, Caramel and Mocha.

The Folgers Coffee Co. Plans to Invest $5 Million in New Orleans Expansion

The Folgers Coffee Co. planned a $5 million expansion in eastern New Orleans as parent J.M. Smucker Co. continues consolidating coffee production. A new $3 million administration building will have bigger offices. City building permits show the company also plans a $2 million expansion at a production warehouse on Chef Menteur Highway. Folgers employs more than 500 people in New Orleans and Lacombe plants which also make Dunkin' Donuts and Millstone coffee brands. Smucker's coffee production was consolidated to the New Orleans area as part of a $70 million move announced in 2010, closing plants in Kansas City, Mo., and Sherman, Texas.

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