J. M. Smucker announces executive changes
ORRVILLE, Ohio — J. M. Smucker has announced several executive changes, including the appointment of a new corporate officer.
J. M. Smucker said that its VP advertising and creative services, Tamara Fynan, has been promoted to corporate officer and VP marketing services.
Meanwhile, current corporate officer and VP marketing communications Chris Resweber, a 24-year company veteran, has been promoted to the newly created position of SVP corporate communications and public affairs. Additionally, Julia Sabin, corporate offive and VP and general manager of Smucker Natural Foods has been appointed to VP industry and government affairs. Sabin, a 28-year company veteran, succeeds Al Yeagley, who will retire from the company at the end of the year.
Fynan and Resweber will step into their new, respective roles May 1, while Sabin will step into her new role at the company June 1.
Dum Dums adds new flavors
BRYAN, Ohio — Spangler Candy has expanded its Dum Dums lollipops brand to include two new flavors.
Fruit punch and dulce de leche were chosen through online flavor voting at Dumdumpops.com and extensive research from the Dum Dums flavor laboratory, the company said. The fruit punch flavor, Spangler Candy said, was temporarily retired from the line in 2002.
With these additions, Dum Dums now are available in 17 flavors, including the company’s Mystery flavor.
All brings Mighty Pacs to laundry care aisle
WILTON, Conn. — A small product is looking to change the laundry detergent category in a big way.
All announced the debut of its Mighty Pacs, which are premeasured doses of super concentrated detergent that help get out tough dirt and stains in a convenient, easy-to-use single dose pack. Sealed in a water-soluble film, All Mighty Pacs dissolve completely in hot and cold water to release the detergent with active All StainLifters.
“Consumers are always looking for solutions to simplify their lives and All Mighty Pacs help make doing laundry less of a chore,” said Michael Lyons, senior brand manager for All at Sun Products. “They deliver the same clean consumers love and expect from all and are as easy to use. Just place all mighty pacs to the drum of your washing machine, add clothes, and watch the stains come out.”
Available now, All Mighty Pacs are offered in a wide range of sizes, from a 10-count trial size to a 72-count package, as well as and two varieties: original and free clear.