SECURITIES & EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
February 20, 2015
McCormick & Company, Incorporated
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
18 Loveton Circle
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (410) 771-7301
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
The following information is being furnished under Item 7.01 of Form 8-K: Press Release, dated February 20, 2015 announcing the Registrant’s purchase of Drogheria & Alimentari. Furnished with this Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 is a copy of the press release labeled “McCormick Enters Agreement to Acquire Drogheria & Alimentari, a Leader in Spices and Seasonings in Italy.”
The information in this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, (i) is furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 and shall not be deemed “filed” for any purpose; and (ii) shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The exhibit to this report is listed in Item 7.01 above and in the Exhibit Index that follows the signature line.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: February 20, 2015 McCORMICK & COMPANY, INCORPORATED
/s/ Jeffery D. Schwartz
Jeffery D. Schwartz
Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
Copy of the press release labeled “McCormick Enters Agreement to Acquire Drogheria & Alimentari, a Leader in Spices and Seasonings in Italy”