Hershey said it is starting work on a new 250,000-sq-ft manufacturing plant near its headquarters in Pennsylvania as part of an ongoing $1 billion investment programme to improve the firm’s supply chain and fuel future growth.
Mondelēz may make another bid to acquire Hershey as five board members are set to step down under an agreement with the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General (AG), says the author of a book on the Hershey Trust.
A letter to the Pennsylvania Attorney General states that the
Hershey trust will not attempt to sell its shares in Hershey Foods
without seeking court approval, a move seen by sceptics as intended
to avoid further legal action against...
The Hershey Trust's appeal against an injunction preventing it from
selling its stake in the Hershey confectionery business was heard
by a panel of seven judges yesterday, but the court was adjourned
before a decision was made.