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Pillsbury® Asks America to Vote for the Best Family Celebration Snapshot

January 27, 2012

ORRVILLE, Ohio, Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — From the final splashes of summer fun to special family baking moments, hundreds of entrants submitted snapshots capturing everyday milestones worth celebrating in the Pillsbury® People Celebrate More Photo Contest. Starting today through March 8, 2012, consumers can log on to www.pillsburybaking.com to vote for the best entry and help select the Grand Prize Winner.

In September, the makers of Pillsbury baking mixes, frostings and flours asked consumers to submit photos depicting family celebrations and provide a caption describing how the experience made them feel for a chance to win a $10,000 family vacation to Celebration, FL. After an initial round of judging, the top ten online finalists are:

  • Reymundo J. from Albuquerque, NM
  • Melissa S. from San Antonio, TX
  • Jennifer T. from Knob Noster, MO
  • Mark L. from Ballwin, MO
  • Sarah Z. from Port Matilda, PA
  • Nancy S. from Saint Charles, MO
  • Teresa J. from Livonia, MI
  • Amy C. from Ham Lake, MN
  • Kim E. from New Prague, MN
  • Angela A. from Brodhead, WI

“We challenged consumers to celebrate more and are excited to see the many ways consumers enjoy the moments they share with family and friends,” said Maribeth Badertscher, Vice President, Corporate Communications, The J.M. Smucker Company. “Pillsbury baking products make it easy to be creative in the kitchen and make everyday moments a celebration.”

The top ten finalist entries were judged and selected based on creativity and originality, relevance to theme, photo composition and clarity of caption. The online finalist with the highest total combined score from the initial judging and online vote period will determine the grand prize winner. The grand prize winner will be revealed on or about April 13, 2012. For Official Rules and complete entry details visit www.pillsburybaking.com.

Pillsbury fans can also find fun baking tips and recipes by visiting www.Facebook.com/PillsburyBaking.

About The J.M. Smucker Company

For more than 110 years, The J.M. Smucker Company has been committed to offering consumers quality products that bring families together to share memorable meals and moments. Today, Smucker is a 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®, Folgers®, Dunkin’ Donuts®, Jif®, Crisco®, Pillsbury®, Eagle Brand®, R.W. Knudsen Family®, Hungry Jack®, Cafe Bustelo®, Cafe Pilon(TM), White Lily® and Martha White® in the United States, along with Robin Hood®, Five Roses®, Carnation® and Bick’s® 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. For more information about the Company, visit www.smuckers.com.

The J.M. Smucker Company is the owner of all trademarks, except Pillsbury, the Barrelhead logo and the Doughboy character are trademarks of The Pillsbury Company, LLC, used under license; Carnation is a trademark of Societe des Produits Nestle S.A., used under license; and Dunkin’ Donuts is a registered trademark of DD IP Holder, LLC, used under license. Borden and Elsie are trademarks used under license.

SOURCE The J.M. Smucker Company

Source: PR Newswire