Hershey, Mars and Nestlé may be liable for $727m in damages for alleged conspiracy to raise chocolate prices in the US between 2002 and 2007.
The Hershey Company has joined the advisory council of a new non-profit organization – the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) - that aims to develop industry-wide standards on sustainability.
The Hershey Company has joined other major chocolate manufacturers in signing a new cocoa pledge to give Ivorian farmers a fair deal and ensure a sustainable supply.
Hershey is to face a lawsuit over antioxidant labeling claims made on its Special Dark Cocoa and Special Dark Kisses.
The US Labor Department has recovered back wages for overworked and underpaid student laborers from a company that packaged Hershey chocolates.
The Hershey Company faces a lawsuit from a shareholder that claims it uses cocoa produced through unlawful child labor in West Africa.
The Hershey Company has been lobbying for improved foreign market access for US companies as it concentrates on growing its business internationally.
Mondelez International and Hershey have been forced to close facilities due to Hurricane Sandy.
China tops the list of countries for Hershey’s new manufacturing facility in Asia, according to the company’s CEO.
The Hershey Company has reported a profit drop in its third quarter (Q3) results after tax rate rises, commodity costs and charges related to supply chain efficiencies hit the company’s...
Hershey has been selected for the first time to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for its corporate social responsibility efforts.
Flowers Foods and The Hershey Company have launched a new cake range under their licensed-product collaboration.
The Hershey Company has told this site that it plans to work with multiple organizations to meet its recent pledge to use only certified cocoa by 2020, and will communicate...
The Hershey Company has surprised its critics after announcing plans to source 100% certified cocoa by 2020.
US Halloween candy spending is projected to rise this year and the major players Mars and Hershey will be raking in the profits with seasonal variants of popular brands, according...
Hershey has officially opened its expanded chocolate factory in West Hershey, PA, unveiling “technology never before used in the manufacture of confectionery”.
The Hershey Company has agreed a deal to buy Godrej Industries 49% stake in the two companies’ Indian joint venture and has announced plans to set up its own subsidiary:...
US candy brand Hershey’s faces a fresh campaign demanding that it should embrace fair trade principles and reject the use of child labour.
A school funded by the Hershey Company has backtracked on its decision to refuse admission to a 13-year-old boy over his HIV-positive status.
Products from US chocolate giant Hershey will be a fixture on Tesco store shelves in the UK as the supermarket launches dedicated US sweet and snacks bays.
Confectionery giant Hershey’s has been forced to issue an apology in the US, after a consumer reported finding a rusty razor blade in a bag of Jolly Rancher candy.
Hershey’s CEO has said that pacing is important in innovation and while efforts have been “far more disciplined” than in the past, it is still committed to new product development (NPD)....
The Hershey Company has posted improved sales and profits in its second quarter (Q2) results driven by a robust US candy, mint and gum market.
US-based confectioner Hershey has announced plans to open a new factory in Asia as it embarks on a ‘five core brands’ strategy to realise potential in selected emerging markets.
Hershey plans to increase the amount of cocoa it sources from Mexico by initiating a $2.8m crop growing programme in partnership with Ecom Cocoa that it says will boost yields...