The J.M. Smucker Company was founded in 1897. It is the market leader in fruit spreads, peanut butter, shortening and oils, ice cream toppings, and health and natural foods beverages in North America under such brands as Smucker's, Jif and Crisco. The family of brands also includes Pillsbury baking mixes and ready-to-spread frostings; Hungry Jack pancake mixes, syrups and potato side dishes; and Martha White baking mixes and ingredients in the United States, along with Robin Hood flour and baking mixes and Bick's pickles and condiments in Canada. The J.M. Smucker Company is a family-run business with its headquarters in Orrville, Ohio. The company has more than 3,500 employees worldwide and distributes products in more than 45 countries. The company manufactures preserves and jellies at its plant in Memphis, Tenn.