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Why "simple" and "real" will be industry buzzwords

If there's one thing the industry is sure of, it's that consumer demand for cleaner, simpler food is on the rise in the US. This was underli...

Lacklustre sales see Hershey turn to snacking

"Snacking... and portable snacking is not just short term, this is really a trend and it's becoming a habit," Hershey CEO John Bilbrey said...

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...

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

Mars, Hershey settle Maltesers lawsuits 5 Mar 2015

Dean Best

Mars and Hershey have ended their legal spat over the chocolate giants respective Maltesers and Malteser trademarks in the US.


Hershey appoints Kelly Services exec Little as CFO 27 Feb 2015

Katy Askew

US chocolate group Hershey has appointed recruitment firm Kelly Services' finance chief Patricia Little to the post of CFO, effective 16 March.


Food industry quotes of week: Danone, Mondelez 20 Feb 2015

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Danone reported its full year numbers with a rise in organic sales but lower earnings on a reported basis. Elsewhere Mondelez acquired free-from snack maker Enjoy Life. The Consumer Analyst Group of New York also took place and featured presentations from Kellogg, PepsiCo and Mead Johnson. Here is the week in quotes


Hershey forecasts rapid rise in China choc market 19 Feb 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Hershey has forecast the size of China's chocolate market will grow by two-thirds by 2019.


Choc giants accused of unsafe metal levels 18 Feb 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Hershey has rejected claims of "unsafe" lead and cadmium levels in some of its chocolate as "old" and insisted that they were "discredited years ago".

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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