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Hershey's long-term confidence on China

Confectionery giant Hershey saw sales in China come under pressure in the first quarter of 2015, a result of the government crackdown on gif...

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...

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 news of week: Iglo, Blue Bell 24 Apr 2015

Dean Best

The EUR2.6bn sale of European frozen food giant and Birds Eye owner Iglo Group grabbed the headlines this week - and we looked at where the new owners - Nomad Holdings - could look next. Blue Bell Creameries, the US ice cream maker linked to a fatal listeria outbreak, was in the spotlight for very different reasons, pulling all its products from the market after fresh tests.


Food industry quotes of week: ABF, Hershey, Iglo 24 Apr 2015

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Associated British Foods reported its annual results and revealed it struggled with competition in the UK and Australian bakery sectors. US consumer goods rookie acquired Birds Eye owner Iglo Group. Hershey had its first quarter results out which demonstrated troubles in uptake of chocolate in China. And Blue Bell announced it was pulling all its products off US shelves after fresh tests found more listeria-ridden products. Here is the week in quotes.


Hershey cuts sales forecast on forex and China 23 Apr 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Hershey has cut its target for annual sales, on the back of foreign exchange and lower-than-expected sales in China.


Hershey launches namesake Caramels 22 Apr 2015

Dean Best

Hershey has added chocolate-covered caramels to its namesake range in the US.


Manischewitz names David Sugarman CEO 10 Apr 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Former Hershey executive David Sugarman has been appointed president and CEO of kosher foods firm The Manischewitz Co.

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

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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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