Items Tagged with 'Hershey'


ECRM data: Hershey runs the most seasonal candy ads

Research shows which companies run the most seasonal ads.
April 15, 2014
When it comes to seasonal products, Hershey is in it to win it — both as a company and a brand.
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Study: Hershey fastest growing large CPG company

Five confectionery and snack manufacturers ranked among fastest growing CPG lists created by Boston Consulting Group and IRI.
March 26, 2014
A new study ranking consumer packaged goods companies lists a confectionery manufacturer as the fastest growing large company and a snack bar maker as the fastest growing small company.
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3-D Printers

3-D Printers and the future of candy

It’s not ‘if’ but ’when’ they will start to make a difference in the food industry.
March 26, 2014
I’m pretty sure we’re finally about to have the one piece of technology from The Jetsons and Back to the Future II that I really, really wanted.
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NAD: Hershey should change its Brookside packaging, advertising

Review started with complaint from Mars.
March 19, 2014

The National Advertising Division (NAD) has recommended that the Hershey Co. change the advertising for its Brookside Chocolate-Covered Candies because as it stands right now, the ads are misleading.

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CocoaLink weekly text messages linked to 45.6% yield increase in Ghana

Hershey-sponsored CocoaLink program “significantly improved the livelihoods” of Ghanaian cocoa farmers, 3-year study concludes.
March 19, 2014

CocoaLink, a program sponsored by Hershey, registered 45,000 Ghanaian cocoa farmers in 1,800 communities, who used 1.2 million free text messages to modernize practices and increased their yields by 45.6% in three years.

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Hershey exceeds environmental goals two years early

Chocolate producer beats 2015 goals for water conservation and increased recycling ahead of schedule.
March 5, 2014

“Given our faster-than-expected progress, we are pushing ourselves even harder and will set new environmental goals in our next CSR report using our 2013 numbers as our baseline,” adds O’Day.

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Hershey expands U.S. delivery of Lancaster Soft Crèmes

Caramel re-imagined: New brand inspired by Milton Hershey’s original company.
February 19, 2014

"With the new Lancaster brand available nationwide, consumers can savor a rich and buttery caramel in a soft crème that is rooted in our deep history of creating delicious and delightful candy experiences," says Steven Schiller, senior v.p. of sweets and refreshment at Hershey.

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Licorice Trends: Soft and healthy

Licorice consumers demand healthier choices and authenticity.
February 19, 2014
As the world grows more obsessed with watching what’s in their food and how much of it they eat, licorice manufacturers are listening, responding
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Hershey acquires majority share of Shanghai Golden Monkey Food Co.

Candy maker pays about $584 million for Chinese candy company’s shares.
January 8, 2014
The Hershey Co. has acquired 80 percent of Shanghai Golden Monkey Food Joint Stock Co., Ltd. (SGM), a privately held confectionery company based in Shanghai, China.
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Serving up chocolate every which way

Candy manufacturers have become creative in providing consumers with a broad range of choices in how they consume their beloved chocolate.
December 11, 2013
Chocolate as a dessert? Perhaps consuming it akin to having a flight of wines? How about bite-sized portions for sharing?
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A Venetian Carnival, a Jelly Belly sculpture and gourmet chocolates! Oh my!

Candy Industry takes you into the French Pastry’s School For the Love of Chocolate event in Chicago, held Feb. 25.


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April 2014 Cover

April 2014

In this issue of Candy Industry, Editor Bernie Pacyniak reports on three candy manufacturers from his visit to Florida, hard candy is making a comeback, interpack, and more!
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Although many foods are appealing, and even perceived as natural, in spite of containing synthetic additives, consumer increasingly prefer food products which are fully natural.

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Kettle Awards

Since 1946, Candy Industry magazine has recognized leaders in the U.S. confectionery industry with the highest recognition possible, the Kettle Award. The distinguished recipients have captured this most coveted award by not only excelling within their companies, but by contributing to the greater good of the industry. It’s virtually a who’s who of past and present professionals who have left their mark as confectioners and business mavens. Learn more about the voting process as well as the annual Kettle Awards Ceremony by visiting our Kettle Awards Website

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