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Hershey to relaunch classic Take 5 bar

A cult-classic Hershey product is hoping to attract millennial chocolate lovers in 2016. The confection company is relaunching the Take 5 Bar, with a new wrapper and marketing campaign created by a panel of millennial marketing students.

Hershey increases chocolate prices after 3 years

Fans of Hershey products are going to have to pay a bit more for their favorite sugary confections. An average raise in price of 8% just happened. The cost had previously stayed at the same level since 2011.

Hershey's sues edible marijuana company

Denver - The Hershey Company has sued an edible marijuana company in Denver claiming that they make pot-infused candies with wrappers that closely resemble Hershey's products.

Op-Ed: Hershey could be hiding forced child labor

The Louisiana Municipal Police Employee's Retirement System, a Hershey shareholder, sued the chocolate making company for refusing to disclose its cocoa suppliers from two Western African countries, Ghana and Ivory Coast, known for forced child labor.

Hershey warned by FDA over chocolate syrup labeling

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has told Hershey Co. claims about its chocolate syrups violate federal law. The warning was issued Feb. 14, however details weren't made public until yesterday.

Chocolate manufacturer Hershey linked to child labour

Washington - Hershey, one of the largest chocolate manufacturers in the U.S., is lagging behind other companies in taking steps to ensure decent working conditions in its supply chain, a report has said. The company has even been linked to child labour.

Hershey to make lone bid for Cadbury?

Confectionery giants Hershey and Ferrero were expected to team up to make a bid for Cadbury, but new reports indicate Hershey may go it alone.

Ferrero, Hershey announce interest in takeover of Cadbury

It wasn't so long ago that Kraft was announcing an interest in taking over British firm Cadbury. Now, the American company Hershey and Italian-based Ferrero have stated they would consider buying the firm.

Hershey's Moves to Mexico and Raises Prices

Hershey's chocolates have become a staple in traditonal America desserts for everyday and Holiday. As of February 1st 2008 production plants have begun to close as the company looks to reopen in Mexico.

Is it Really Chocolate? Only Hershey Knows (and they won't be telling)

If Hershey, Nestle, and other candy manufacturers have their way, you could soon be buying bars of chocolate without any chocolate in them. Not a sniff or a smidgeon.

Hershey sues man who made pot candy

It was a big enough bummer for Kenneth Affolter when he was sentenced to more than five years in prison for making pot-laced treats and soft drinks. Now he faces the wrath of a candy giant.

Hershey & Cadbury To Merge? Hershbury?

The charitable trust that controls a majority of Hershey Co.'s voting rights has reversed its opposition to a possible merger, perhaps opening the way to a combination with Britain's Cadbury Schweppes, the Wall Street Journal said on Saturday.

Hershey Kisses Smith Falls Goodbye

After many decades, Hershey Canada, has said it will close it's dorrs and kiss Smith Falls goodbye.

Soy Lecithin Identified as cause of Salmonella tainted Chocolate

Hershey determined on Thursday that a soy ingredient used in chocolate making was the source of a salmonella contamination that prompted a recall of two dozen products.

Hershey Adds Chocolate Coated Almonds To Recall

Hershey has added chocolate coated almonds

Salmonella scare sparks Hershey recall

Hershey Canada has recalled many chocolate bars and baking products — including Hershey bars, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and Oh Henry! bars — because they may be tainted with salmonella.

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The Take 5 bar
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Take 5 Hershey
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A cocoa market stall in Côte d’Ivoire capital Abidjan.
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Jolly Rancher
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Cocoa beans poured onto banana leaves for drying in Côte d’Ivoire capital Abidjan.
Cocoa beans poured onto banana leaves for drying in Côte d’Ivoire capital Abidjan.
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Hershey Kisses

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