A judge in Pennsylvania has issued a blistering attack on the board of the Hershey Trust, which this summer tried to sell its controlling stake in the US candy maker. Dauphin County Orphans Court Judge Warren Morgan accused Trust board members of being "distant and disconnected from the charitable interests they serve". In a written opinion dated yesterday [Wednesday], Morgan added: "It appears that many of the directors/managers, whatever their skills or however well-intentioned their efforts, have become detached from that philanthropic scheme [inspired by Trust founder Milton Hershey]."