Mrs. Butterworth's

Mrs. Butterworth's is an American brand of syrups and pancake mixes owned by ConAgra Foods. The syrups come in distinctive bottles shaped in the form of a matronly woman, Mrs. Butterworth. The syrup was introduced in 1961.[1] In 1999, the original glass bottles began appearing as plastic bottles.[2]

Mrs. Butterworth's
Product typeSyrup and baking mixes
OwnerPinnacle Foods
CountryUnited States
Introduced1961 (1961)
Previous ownersMrs. Butterworth's


One of the main voice actresses for it included Mary Kay Bergman.[3]

In 2007, Mrs. Butterworth was used in a series of ads for GEICO, in which she helped an actual customer with her testimonial.[4]

In 2009, then-parent company Pinnacle Foods held a "first name contest" for the product, the winning name being "Joy".[5][6]

In 2019, she appeared along with an actor playing Colonel Sanders in a KFC commercial spoofing a scene from Ghost, promoting chicken and waffles using Mrs. Butterworth's syrup.

See also


  1. "Our History". Pinnacle Foods. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  2. "Plastic pleases Mrs. Butterworth's". Packaging World. 1999-08-31. Retrieved 2019-12-16.
  3. CNN obituary for Mary Kay Bergman
  4. Geico Mrs. Butterworth, retrieved 2019-12-16
  5. "Mrs. Butterworth Has a First Name, It's . ." Food Channel. 2009-10-03. Retrieved 2019-12-16.
  6. "Mrs. Butterworth's first name is . ." Los Angeles Times. 2009-05-09. Retrieved 2019-12-16.

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