McCormick & Company, Incorporated (McCormick or 'the company') is engaged in the production, marketing and distribution of spices, herbs, seasoning blends and other flavors. The company operates in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia. It is headquartered in Sparks, Maryland and employed about 10,000 people as of November 30, 2013. The company recorded revenues of $4,123.4 million in the financial year ended November 2013 (FY2013), an increase of 2.7% over FY2012. The operating profit of the company was $550.5 million in FY2013, a decrease of 4.8% compared to FY2012. The net profit was $389 million in FY2013, a decrease of 4.6% compared to FY2012.