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Hershey rejects Mondelēz International’s takeover bid

Industry news  •  4 July 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Hershey’s Board of Directors unanimously rejected the indication of interest and determined that it provided no basis for further discussion with Mondelēz…

A sample preparation primer on lipid analysis in foods – A personal perspective

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  29 June 2016  •  Dr W. Jeffrey Hurst, (formerly) Principal Scientist, Hershey Company Technical Center

Here, Dr W. Jeffrey Hurst provides some initial perspective into a complex topic – lipid analysis…

Hershey implements new sustainable sugar sourcing policy

Industry news  •  11 May 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Hershey’s new sustainable sugar sourcing policy establishes rigorous standards to ensure sugar has been responsibly grown and harvested…

The Hershey Company launches ‘simpler’ chocolate products

Industry news  •  25 November 2015  •  Victoria White

The Hershey Company’s new Holiday Hershey’s Kisses Milk Chocolates and Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bars, to be launched in the US, are made with simple ingredients and no artificial flavour.

3D printing set to make a big impact on food manufacturing

Industry news  •  14 July 2015  •  Victoria White

3D printing has the potential to revolutionise the way food is manufactured within the next 10 to 20 years, according to a symposium at IFT15…

The Hershey Company shows off 3-D printed chocolate

Industry news  •  1 June 2015  •  Victoria White

The Hershey Company demonstrated 3-D printed chocolate at the recent National Confectioners Association’s annual Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago…

Hershey acquires iconic Canadian confectionery manufacturer Allan Candy Company

Industry news  •  9 December 2014  •  The Hershey Company

The Hershey Company, a global confectionery leader known for bringing goodness to the world through its delicious chocolate, sweets, mints, beverages and snacks, announced that it has completed the purchase of The Allan Candy Company, a leading North American manufacturer of quality confectionery products based in Ontario, Canada…

Hershey expands Learn to Grow Program in Ivory Coast to benefit 10,000 cocoa farmers and improve communities

Industry news  •  10 September 2014  •  The Hershey Company

The Hershey Company announced a new three-year program expanding its cocoa farmer training and community initiatives in Ivory Coast, the world’s largest cocoa producing country…

Automation supplement 2013

Issue 5 2013, Supplements  •  4 November 2013  •  W. Jeffrey Hurst, Arthur A. Teixeira

Laboratory automation in food analysis (Author: W. Jeffrey Hurst, Hershey Company)
Automation in the food canning industry (Author: Arthur A. Teixeira, University of Florida)

Hershey’s Simple Pleasures chocolates bring sweet independence to chocolate lovers this summer

Industry news, News  •  5 July 2012  •  The Hershey Company

New chocolates from Hershey’s make life sweeter for consumers who want to enjoy their chocolate without the guilt…

The Hershey Company’s commitment to cocoa sustainability

Issue 3 2012  •  3 July 2012  •  Andy McCormick, Vice President Public Affairs, The Hershey Company

The Hershey Company, famous for its chocolate bars, Hershey Kisses and Reese’s Peanut Butter cups, is actively engaged in a broad range of sustainability initiatives that are making a difference in the livelihoods of cocoa communities across West Africa. In fact, the company’s support for cocoa communities goes back more than 50 years.

During the past decade, The Hershey Company and its public and private partners have invested in developing new agricultural practices that are helping West African farmers double the yield on their cocoa farms, which in turn increases their families’ incomes.

In early 2012, Hershey announced plans to expand and accelerate programs to improve cocoa communities by investing USD 10 million in West Africa over the next five years. The USD 10 million commitment builds on the company’s cocoa expertise and partnerships and focuses on increasing the income of the region’s two million cocoa farmers to ensure long-term cocoa sustainability for the region and for Hershey’s global product line. During the past decade, Hershey has created, supported or funded programs that help the cocoa comm – unities develop more productive agriculture practices, build educational and community resources, and improve labour practices.