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Seasonal Candy

Hershey extends lucrative Halloween season through 'harvest' tie-in

Candy maker expands its fall offerings, connecting them to its Halloween products in attempt to benefit both themes.
Halloween has gradually taken over the fall season, with witches and ghosts haunting storefronts as soon as September hits.
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Learn to Grow

Hershey expands its Learn to Grow program in Ivory Coast

Partnership with Cargill to benefit 10,000 cocoa farmers as well as improve communities.
The Hershey Co. has launched a new three-year program expanding its cocoa farmer training and community initiatives in Ivory Coast.
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Cocoa farmers

Hershey sponsors Ghana’s cocoa farmer of the year’s U.S. trip.

More farmers should have the chance to see where their chocolate is sold
How often have we heard that so many cocoa farmers never get to taste the very “food of the gods” that they grow?
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Mars

Mars also sets in motion 7% price hike

Move follows recent announcements by Nestle, Hershey.
Mars Chocolate North America confirmed that it, too, is raising prices for many of its confectionery products, bumping them up an average of 7 percent.
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Lindt and Russell Stover deal

Lindt’s Russell Stover acquisition: Blockbuster or boondoggle?

Questions remain as the chocolate companies join together.
When Forest Gump’s mother pointed out that life, like a box of chocolates, is full of surprises, I don’t think she even expected Lindt & Sprüngli to be the one to acquire Russell Stover Candies.
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Hershey’s to increase wholesale prices 8 percent for candy, grocery lines

Company announces preliminary second quarter results, updates 2014 outlook.
The Hershey Co. is increasing its wholesale prices across the majority of its U.S., Puerto Rico and export portfolio.
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Sustainability

12 chocolate companies join in unprecedented sustainability project

New program, CocoaAction, to start with focus on Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire.
CocoaAction seeks to build a rejuvenated and economically viable cocoa sector for at least 300,000 cocoa farmers.
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Hershey’s Learn to Grow program realizing targets

Company looks to expand effort as all participating farmers pass certification audit.
The successful launch and completion of its HERSHEY LEARN TO GROW program in Ghana, which was implemented 18 months ago to help increase the incomes and improve living standards of more than 1,400 cocoa farm families there, has prompted The Hershey Co. to expand the initiative.
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Lawsuit

Mars sues Hershey for trademark infringement over MALTESER brand

Hershey’s Malteser brand is too similar to Mars’ Maltesers.
Mars Inc. has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against The Hershey Co. claiming that Hershey’s Malteser brand is too similar to Mars’ Maltesers.
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ECRM data: Hershey runs the most seasonal candy ads

Research shows which companies run the most seasonal ads.
When it comes to seasonal products, Hershey is in it to win it — both as a company and a brand.
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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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October 2014

Lollipops, candy subscriptions, and more await you in the October issue!
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Natural Food Flavors and Colorants

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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