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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. It provides mild, medium, medium-dark, and dark roasted coffees; and regular, instant, decaffeinated, flavored, gourmet, cappuccino, stomach-friendly, and blended type coffees. The company offers its coffee products through grocery stores, drug stores, and other large chain retail stores. It also serves customers through 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:

330-684-3475

Key Executives for The Folger Coffee Company Inc.

Principal Executive Officer and President
Age: 60
Chief Legal Officer
Age: 65
Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 62
Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer
Age: 49
Vice President
Age: 56
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Folger Coffee Company Inc. Key Developments

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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