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Crisco(R) Announces the Crisco Live Smart, Cook Smarter Contest Winners

August 4, 2009

ORRVILLE, Ohio, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the makers of Crisco(R) announced the winners of the Crisco Live Smart, Cook Smarter Contest. Inspired by the versatility and great taste of Crisco(R) Puritan(R) Canola Oil with Omega-3 DHA, one grand prize winner will receive $25,000 for a kitchen makeover; four runners-up will each be awarded $5,000 for kitchen makeovers.

These five at-home chefs paired the premium quality of Crisco Puritan Canola Oil with Omega-3 DHA with their cooking expertise to create unique and original dishes. From salads and starters, to chicken and seafood, the winning recipes demonstrate a few smart ways that Crisco Puritan Canola Oil with Omega-3 DHA can help make the most of everyday meals:

  • Grand Prize: Susan S., Fernandina Beach, FL – “Outrageous Omega-3 DHA Mango Macadamia Tilapia”
  • Runner Up: Veronica C., Glastonbury, CT – “Caribbean Chicken with Roasted Jalapeno Mango Sauce”
  • Runner Up: Leah L., Ada, OK – “Brilliant Southwest Citrus Chicken Salad”
  • Runner Up: Francis G., Andalusia, AL – “Herb Garlic Chicken with Vegetables”
  • Runner Up: Cynthia O., Monroe Township, NJ – “Mango Pesto Chicken Panini”

“We are always excited to offer consumers smarter options to enhance their creative recipes and mealtime routines,” said Maribeth Badertscher, Director, Corporate Communications, The J.M. Smucker Company. “People can incorporate more Omega-3 DHA in their diets, without sacrificing taste, when cooking or baking with Crisco Puritan Canola Oil with Omega-3 DHA.”

Crisco Puritan Canola Oil with Omega-3 DHA features Martek Biosciences’ patented life’s DHA(TM) and is a sustainable, vegetarian source of DHA. Ideal for cooking, sauteing and baking, Crisco Puritan Canola Oil with Omega-3 DHA is kosher, naturally cholesterol- and sodium-free, contains zero grams trans fat, and has 32mg of DHA per serving. Crisco Puritan Canola Oil with Omega-3 DHA is available nationwide in the oil and marinade section of select retailers.

For more information, to see the winners’ recipes or to view additional recipes ideas featuring Crisco Puritan Canola Oil with Omega-3 DHA, visit www.Crisco.com.

About the Crisco Live Smart, Cook Smarter Contest

From January through March 2009, consumers shared an original recipe that incorporated Crisco Puritan Canola Oil with Omega-3 DHA and a photo of the prepared recipe. All entries were judged based on creativity, nutritional balance and taste and the top five entries were posted on www.Crisco.com for a nationwide vote in May.

Selected through a combination of online votes and scores from a panel of judges, one grand prize winner will be awarded $25,000 for a kitchen makeover. The four runners-up will each receive a $5,000 to be used toward kitchen makeovers.

About The J.M. Smucker Company

For more than 100 years, The J.M. Smucker Company has been committed to offering consumers quality products that help families create memorable mealtime moments. Today, Smucker is the 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 in North America. Its family of brands includes Smucker’s(R), Folgers(R), Jif(R), Crisco(R), Pillsbury(R), Eagle Brand(R), R.W. Knudsen Family(R), Hungry Jack(R), White Lily(R) and Martha White(R) in the United States, along with Robin Hood(R), Five Roses(R), Carnation(R), Europe’s Best(R) and Bick’s(R) in Canada. 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. The Company has appeared on FORTUNE Magazine’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in the United States 11 times, ranking number one in 2004. For more information about the Company, visit www.smuckers.com.

The J.M. Smucker Company is the owner of all trademarks, except Pillsbury is a trademark of The Pillsbury Company, LLC, used under license and Carnation is a trademark of Societe des Produits Nestle S.A., used under license.

SOURCE The J.M. Smucker Company


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