Hershey Company

The acquisition of Dot's and Pretzels Inc. will help Hershey Company grow its permissible salty snacks portfolio and create new snacking occasions. Pic: GettyImages/AbbieImages

Hershey knots up two pretzel majors in $1.2bn deal

By Gill Hyslop

The confectionery giant is expanding its footprint in the salty snacks scene with the acquisition of Dot’s Homestyle Pretzels and contract manufacturer Pretzels Inc, in a deal worth $1.2bn.

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.

Joint sustainability standards would create an ease of comparison across industry, says Hershey

Hershey backs industry-wide sustainability standards

By Kacey Culliney

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.