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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM8-K


CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
_______________________

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):

November 24, 2020


McCormick & Co Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Maryland001-1492052-0408290
(State or other jurisdiction(Commission(IRS Employer
of incorporation)File Number)Identification No.)
24 Schilling Road Suite 1
Hunt Valley Maryland21031
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code:
410771-7301


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):

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)




Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b).

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c).

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common StockMKC-VNew York Stock Exchange
Common Stock Non-VotingMKCNew York Stock Exchange


Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

                                     Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the Registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.





 
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure

The following information is being furnished under Item 7.01 of Form 8-K: Press Release, dated November 24, 2020, announcing the Registrant's agreement to purchase Cholula Hot Sauce®. Furnished with this 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 is a copy pf the press release labeled "McCormick Enters Agreement to Acquire Cholula Hot Sauce."

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 is such filing.

Item 9.01: Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits.

Exhibit NumberExhibit Description
McCormick Enters Agreement to Acquire Cholula Hot Sauce
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (the cover page XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document)


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.

     McCORMICK & COMPANY, INCORPORATED
Date:November 24, 2020By: /s/    Jeffery D. Schwartz        
 Jeffery D. Schwartz
 Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary