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Lacklustre sales see Hershey turn to snacking

"Snacking... and portable snacking is not just a short term, this is really a trend and its becoming a habit," said Hershey CEO, John Bilbre...

In the spotlight: Hershey's Allan Candy buy

As The Hershey Co expands in international markets, attention has focused on high-growth opportunities such as China and Latin America. Howe...

On the money: Solid Lindt outpaces chocolate peers

Lindt & Sprungli, the upmarket Swiss chocolate group, today (19 August) underlined why it is a business seen as one of the better performers...

Focus: Mexico's obesity fight turns to advertising

Mexico is a country battling diet-related health problems. The nation's diabetes right is the highest among the members of the OECD. Last ye...

Latest Interviews

Sustainability Watch - Andy McCormick, Hershey 3 Apr 2013

Ben Cooper

Hershey has become the latest major chocolate company to make a bold public commitment to sustainable cocoa. Andy McCormick, Hershey's vice president, cocoa sustainability, spoke with Ben Cooper about the company's 21st Century Cocoa Plan and its commitment to collective efforts to achieve a sustainable cocoa sector.


Interview: ISM: Hershey eyes global growth 1 Feb 2013

Michelle Russell

US confectionery giant Hershey has a vision for growth. The company, which has long faced questions about its US-centric focus, is now looking to overseas markets to fuel sales expansion. Michelle Russell caught up with Thomas Joyce, vice president of customer and industry affairs for Hershey, to find out more about the challenges and opportunities presented by international markets.

Latest News

Food industry quotes of the week: Hershey; Post 30 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Hershey announced the acquisition of meat jerky brand, Krave. Post also revealed it was to acquire US cereal brand MOM. Elsewhere, Campbell announced a reorganisation of its business and JBS US said it would pump US$75m into its Utah plant. Here is the week in quotes


Food industry news of week: MOM Brands, Krave 30 Jan 2015

Dean Best

In the first of the week's big deals, Post announced the acquisition of MOM brands, a fellow US breakfast cereal manufacturer. Post said the buy would cement its position as the third-largest cereal maker in the US.


Hershey to acquire meat jerky firm Krave 29 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

US confectioner Hershey has confirmed it is to acquire premium jerky firm Krave Pure Foods.


Hershey Q4 sales miss analyst expectations 29 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Hershey shares dipped in early trade today (29 January) after the company missed analyst sales expectations for the fourth quarter of 2014.


Hershey linked to takeover of jerky maker Krave 28 Jan 2015

Katy Askew

US confectioner Hershey has been linked to a possible takeover of protein snack group Krave.

Latest blogs

Hershey in Twitter backlash over Brit choco-ban 28 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

US fans of British chocolate imports have taken to social media to vent their frustration after Hershey earlier this week reached a settlement with an importer to stop distributing British-made candy bars into the country.


Barilla eyeing 3D printing 23 Dec 2014

Katy Askew

Pasta maker Barilla has joined the likes of Hershey in investigating the uses of 3D printing in the food sector.

Company research

The Hershey Company - Strategy and SWOT Report

The Hershey Company - Strategy and SWOT Report

The Hershey Company - Strategy and SWOT Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company’s structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offe...

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The Hershey Company : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Analysis

The Hershey Company : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Prof

Canadean's "The Hershey Company : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Analysis" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations. The profile contain...

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The Hershey Company - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

The Hershey Company - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partners

MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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