Hershey publicly reiterated its commitment to refrain from animal testing last week, after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) proclaimed gratitude for the confectioner’s decision to ‘ban deadly animal tests.’
While Hershey’s remains committed to the ‘heart and soul’ of its business, the chocolate giant will focus meeting consumers where they are today in part by expanding its portfolio to satisfy other snacking occasions.
Hershey has recently released several key strategies it has been implementing to attract more online shoppers as it expects e-commerce penetration for US FMCG to reach mid-single digits in the next five years – more in line with Europe, which is currently...
Hershey increased the percentage of its sustainable cocoa beans to 75% and reduced its packaging waste by 18.5 million pounds, or 74%, in 2017, according the company’s latest corporate social responsibility report.
Susquehanna International Group (SIG) said the robust chocolate industry will likely turn Hershey’s business around later this year even though the company is among ‘the worst performing CPG stocks in the last three months.’
Environmental nonprofit Mighty Earth has found large chocolate companies have made 'very strong' commitments in policy and practices to reduce deforestation on their cocoa farms in Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire but the level of engagement does...
Responding to a new report from Greenpeace, confectionery giant Hershey has named its palm oil suppliers, and has revealed that it has mapped almost 100% of palm oil supply chain to the mills, and approximately 14% to the plantations.
Ferrero would become the ‘third largest player in chocolate confectionery in the world if it successfully acquires Nestlé’s US candy business, a deal that is expected to come through by the end of this week, said Euromonitor.
Hershey’s acquisition of Amplify Snacks has made the chocolate company the second largest popcorn producer in the US market, ‘second to Frito-Lay,’ who owns Smartfood, said Euromonitor analyst Jared Koerten.