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Hershey accuses firm of infringing Reese’s trademark by importing Toffee Crisp

Hershey defends Reese’s and York in trademark war

By Oliver Nieburg

Hershey has filed a lawsuit against LBB Imports accusing it of infringing multiple trademarks on products such as Reese’s and York by importing similar brands into the US such as Toffee Crisp and Yorkie.

'Macroeconomic headwinds in the U.S. continued to be an issue for many retailers and consumers,' said Hershey CEO

Hershey misses sales target in Q2

By Oliver Nieburg

Hershey has fallen slightly short of its net sales growth target in the second quarter but expects a strong Halloween and Christmas.       

Top 8 product launches at Sweets and Snacks

2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo

Top 8 product launches at Sweets and Snacks

By Jenni Spinner

The Sweets and Snacks Expo has wrapped up for 2014, but the scores of notable product launches has left show attendees with a sweet taste in their mouths. If you missed the show, here's a chance to win many of the best new products sampled at the...

Candy and snack packaging highlights from Sweets and Snacks

2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo

Leaders of the pack at 2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo

By Jenni Spinner

The 2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo showcased thousands of product launches, and old favorites, in standout packaging. Here are a number of bags, pouches, and other containers that captured attention.

Candy and snack product launches win top honors

2014 sweets and snacks expo

Sweet success for top candy product launches

By Jenni Spinner

Judges of the 2014 Most Innovative New Product Awards sorted through nearly 300 tasty treats to come up with the products they deem the best of the best.

The Hershey Company is showcasing a number of product launches in its 2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo booth, across several categories and brands.

2014 sweets and snacks expo

Hershey crowds the candy aisle with product launches

By Jenni Spinner

Chocolate, chews, hard candy, snacks—The Hershey Company is going all out with a large array of product introductions at the 2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo.

The annual Sweets and Snacks Expo showcases new and emerging confectionery product trends.

2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo

Top five tasty trends at Sweets and Snacks

By Jenni Spinner

Confectionery manufacturers showing their latest products offer a glimpse of current and upcoming industry trends, including hot ingredients, growing categories, and standout packaging.

What’s at the heart of the matter for the confectionery industry this Valentine’s? Greencolander -Flickr

Seasonal focus: 2014’s candy love-in

Money buys love in segmented US Valentine’s market

By Oliver Nieburg

US Valentine’s candy consumers are expected to spend more than last year, but many will seek products on offer, while the rich will buy richer with more premium offerings.

Hershey said the deal would bring new distribution channels for its products

Hershey to acquire iconic Chinese confectionery firm

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Hershey Netherlands B.V. has signed an agreement to acquire an 80% stake in Chinese confectionery and snack firm Shanghai Golden Monkey Food Company (SGM) - and the remaining 20% in 2015.

Hershey places new requirements on its palm oil suppliers

Hershey ups palm oil pledge but Greenpeace wants more

By Oliver Nieburg

Hershey has committed to purchasing 100% traceable and sustainably-sourced palm oil by the end of 2014. Greenpeace has welcomed the move, but has reservations about timelines and terminology.

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