Hershey Foods has reported consolidated net sales for the fourth quarter to 31 December of US$1.16bn, compared with $1.15bn for the same period of 2001. Net income was $130m, or 96 cents per share, compared with a loss of $44.9m, or 33 cents per share, in 2001. The results for the fourth quarter of 2002 included a pre-tax charge of $13.3m, or 6 cents per share, associated with the business realignment initiatives announced in October 2001.