Food Service
J.M. Smucker Partners With Rev1 Ventures To Support Food Tech Startups

Posted On: 6/27/2018

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ORRVILLE, OH -- J.M. Smucker Co. has formed a partnership with Rev1 Ventures to tap into emerging food technologies and startups focused on ingredient and process technology, snacking, commodity and the supply chain.

Columbus, OH-based Rev1 Ventures aligns innovators and founders with corporate and research partners to access customers and markets. The company will identify and connect Smucker with promising new technologies and startups in the food industry.

“The partnership with Rev1 Ventures is a strategic decision to align more closely with the best and brightest innovators and technologies who are helping industries like ours think outside of the box,” said J.M. Smucker Co. senior vice-president and general manager of consumer foods Tina Floyd. “By tapping into Rev1’s extensive network of entrepreneurs, we can gain access to and more easily adopt technologies for our operations and products, while also driving startup success in our backyard.”

Headquartered in Orrville, OH, J.M. Smucker Co. was founded more than 120 years ago. It makes Folger’s and Café Bustelo coffee, fruit spreads, ice cream toppings, beverages, peanut butter, oils, among other products.