R&D teams at Mars, Nestlé, Hershey and Mondelēz have developed a series of new products to capitalize on Easter, the second largest season for US confectionery sales.
Lucy McGeorge is following in the footsteps of her grandfather, Ronald (Ronnie) McCrindle as an engineering apprentice in electrical, maintenance and repair at Nestlé, Girvan in Scotland, a chocolate crumb...
Hershey has appointed its CEO John P. Bilbrey as chairman to succeed incumbent James E. Nevels.
Mars and Hershey each have seven of the 20 most trusted brands in the US confectionery sector, according to a survey by Harris Interactive
Gum is set for resurgence as manufacturers rationalize their product mix and focus on core products, says Hershey’s vice present of industry affairs.
Mars and Hershey have reached an out of court settlement in a Maltesers trademark case in the US.
Hershey has appointed Patricia A. Little as its new chief financial officer, while Mondelēz has named Roberto Marques as president of its North America business.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has proposed a nutrient profiling tool to help European member states that wish to restrict marketing of certain foods to children. Applying the nutrient profile...
Hershey intends to remove genetically-modified ingredients from Hershey’s Milk Chocolate and Kisses by the end of the year.
Non-profit As You Sow has accused Hershey, Mars and See’s Candies of failing to label lead and cadmium content in chocolate contrary to Californian law.
Two confectionery giants have won access to Hershey and Cadbury’s leniency filings in a criminal case in Canada that accuses them of colluding to fix chocolate prices.
The day when any entrepreneur decides to sell his business is “always bittersweet” KRAVE jerky founder Jon Sebastiani tells FoodNavigator-USA. But joining a company with the horsepower of Hershey will...
Hershey has moved into the premium end of the meat snacking market with the acquisition of Sonoma, CA-based gourmet jerky maker KRAVE Pure Foods for an undisclosed sum.
Hershey tips 3-D printing to take off like the microwave oven in the Eighties - with ultra-customized designs a possibility in retail stores.
Hershey plans to offload macadamia nut business Mauna Loa to Hawaiian Host for an undisclosed sum.
Hershey has acquired its contract manufacturer for Jolly Rancher and Lancaster brands in North America Allan Candy, which also owns a series of Canadian confectionery brands.
Hershey is considering replacing high fructose corn syrup with sugar in its product range in response to consumer demands.
A Californian court has upheld an injunction preventing Posh Nosh, an importer of UK candy, from selling a number of confectionery brands that Hershey contends infringe its marks.
Hershey has lowered its full year guidance after a slowdown in Brazil and Mexico and a gross profit margin decline due to higher dairy and cocoa costs.
Chocolate makers should ensure that wholesale price increases do not stunt growth in the emerging markets, says an analyst at Euromonitor International.
Hershey has developed its own method to produce chocolate that can withstand hot climates following similar moves from Mondelēz, Mars and Nestlé.
Hershey has agreed a settlement with Colorado-based firm TinctureBelle, which it had accused of passing off cannabis-infused candies such as Hashees Peanut Butter Cups as Hershey products.
Hershey has developed a palm oil sourcing policy that it claims goes further than its previous Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) commitment.
Hershey has partnered with its supplier Cargill to bring its cocoa sustainability program to the Côte d’Ivoire, helping farmers achieve UTZ certification.
David W. Tacka, senior vice president and CFO, intends to retire from Hershey at the end of the year. His successor is not yet known.