Hershey Company

The Hershey Company, known until 2005 as the Hershey Chocolate Corporation and commonly called Hershey's, is the largest chocolate manufacturer in North America. Wikipedia

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21 October 2014

Cocoa industry donates $600K to Ebola prevention

During the opening of its 26th Partnership Meeting & Cocoa Sustainability Trade Fair, the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) announced a donation of $600,000 to fight Ebola in West Africa.

6 June 2014

Limited edition Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Oreo

Launched in May 2014, Oreo's new cookie is packaged for snacking, with the creamy flavour of Reese's peanut butter offering consumers a comforting taste of childhood on-the-go.

20 January 2014

Hershey launches Hershey's Spreads

The Hershey Company is launching Hershey's Spreads, a new line of chocolate spreads. The spreads will be available in three varieties: Chocolate, Chocolate with Almond and Chocolate with Hazelnut.

13 March 2013

Hershey continues distance learning programme

The Hershey Company will continue through the end of the 2013 school year its successful Hershey Learn to Grow Ghana Distance Learning Programme, a distance learning programme launched last year.

7 March 2013

Nutrition-shake maker Tri-Us shuts down

US-based Tri-Us Inc has closed for business only a little over a year after The Hershey Company took a controlling stake in the maker of mix1 protein drinks.

20 June 2012

Hershey Company to restore cocoa growing in Mexico

The Hershey Company and cocoa supplier Agroindustrias Unidas de Cacao SA de CV have launched the Mexico Cocoa Project, a 10-year, $2.8m initiative to reintroduce cocoa growing in southern Mexico.

21 February 2012

Hershey takes control of Tri-Us Inc

The Hershey Company has acquired a controlling stake in Tri-Us Inc, a Boulder, Colorado-based manufacturer of protein drinks called mix1.

17 May 2011

Hershey hires Kevin Walling

Kevin Walling has been named senior vice president, chief people officer, The Hershey Company effective 1 June 2011.

6 April 2011

Hershey's sponsor 3on3 basketball tournament

Hershey's Milk & Milkshakes, a line of single-serve milk and milkshakes, will serve as the official sponsor of Hoop It Up, the world's largest participatory 3on3 basketball tournament programme.