Robert Malcolm joins Hershey Board
Former Diageo executive Robert Malcolm has been elected to join Hershey’s board of directors.
Hershey and Godrej dissolve Indian tie-up, report
A four-year long partnership between chocolate powerhouse Hershey and the Godrej Group in India has been disbanded, according to media reports.
US confectioner settles over mimicking of gummi bear packaging
German confectioner Mederer has agreed to a redesign its gummi bear bags following on from the withdrawal of a lawsuit against the company by US gummi bear maker Farley's & Sathers (F&S).
Hershey move from old factory to bring 500-600 job losses
Hershey is modernising its production facilities in a $250 to $300m investment plan that will see the company move out of a century-old chocolate factory and cut 500 to 600 jobs.
Recession-hit consumers turn to Cadbury's chocolate
Evidence that people do turn to chocolate during an economic downturn as number one UK chocolate maker Cadbury reports worldwide global chocolate sales were up 6 per cent in 2008, and the group's British chocolate market share rose by 0.5 percentage...
Hershey non-exec chairman resigns
Non-executive chairman Kenneth Wolfe has stood down at chocolate giant Hershey following a request from the company's controlling stockholder, the Hershey Trust.
News briefs: Hershey’s and Mars
Hershey’s plays down allegations of inferior ingredients, while Mars continues to reformulate to enhance the health image of products.
News briefs: Hershey, factory fire and brain power
Hershey may be forced to withdraw mint pouches; A chocolate factory
fire kills a worker in Denmark; and yet another book promotes the
health benefits of dark chocolate.
Contaminated chocolate may have hit shelves
Potentially contaminated Hershey's chocolate, stolen in Canada last
week, may have reached the retail level.
Hershey and Barry Callebaut join forces
Chocolate giants Hershey and Barry Callebaut, have teamed up for a
landmark partnership which will see the Swiss cocoa producer
providing the raw material for Hershey's chocolate products and
expanding facilities in South America.
Chocolate goes to the dark side
Fuelled by a combination of health concerns and changing tastes,
dark chocolate has become one of the most rapidly growing sectors
in the confectionery market in the last year.
Hershey enjoys profit surge
Global confectionery giant, Hershey, has announced encouraging
sales and rising profits - thanks to a strong focus on product
innovation and seasonal marketing in the last year.
Hershey unveils new high profile appointments
US confectionery giant Hershey has unveiled a number of new high
profile appointments this month.
Hershey unveils latest plans to accelerate global growth
Hershey, one of the world's largest confectioners, has announced
plans to accelerate global growth by re-organising its entire
Hershey high on chocolate acquisitions
US confectionery company Hershey is marching along the acquisition
trail, announcing this week that it has bought another premium
chocolate firm, Californian-based Joseph Schmidt Confections.