The Hershey Company

Headquarters: Hershey, PA, United States

Founded: February 8, 1894

Employees: 16,620

CEO: Ms. Michele Gross Buck

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Market Cap

$45.83 Billion

USD as of April 1, 2022

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Detailed Description

The Hershey Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of confectionery products and pantry items in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: North America Confectionery, North America Salty Snacks, and International. It offers chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products; gum and mint refreshment products, including mints, chewing gums, and bubble gums; pantry items, such as baking ingredients, toppings, beverages, and sundae syrups; and snack items comprising spreads, meat snacks, bars and snack bites, mixes, popcorn, and protein bars. The company provides its products primarily under the Hershey's, Reese's, Kisses, Jolly Rancher, Almond Joy, Brookside, barkTHINS, Cadbury, Good & Plenty, Heath, Kit Kat, Payday, Rolo, Twizzlers, Whoppers, York, Ice Breakers, Breath Savers, Bubble Yum, Lily's, SkinnyPop, Pirates Booty, Paqui, Dot's Homestyle Pretzels, and ONE Bar brands, as well as under the Pelon Pelo Rico, IO-IO, and Sofit brands. It markets and sells its products to wholesale distributors, chain grocery stores, mass merchandisers, chain drug stores, vending companies, wholesale clubs, convenience stores, dollar stores, concessionaires, and department stores. The company was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Wikipedia Introduction

The Hershey Company, commonly known as Hershey's, is an American multinational company and one of the largest chocolate manufacturers in the world. It also manufactures baked products, such as cookies and cakes, and sells beverages like milkshakes, and many more that are produced globally. Its headquarters are in Hershey, Pennsylvania, which is also home to Hersheypark and Hershey's Chocolate World. It was founded by Milton S. Hershey in 1894 as the Hershey Chocolate Company, a subsidiary of his Lancaster Caramel Company. The Hershey Trust Company owns a minority stake but retains a majority of the voting power within the company. Hershey's chocolate is available across the United States, and in over 60 countries worldwide. [failed verification] It has three large distribution centers with modern labor management systems. In addition, Hershey is a member of the World Cocoa Foundation. It is also associated with the Hersheypark Stadium and the Giant Center.

Source: Wikipedia, retrieved on March 31, 2022, 9:06 p.m.

Stocks & Indices

The Hershey Company has the following listings and related stock indices.

Stock: NYSE: HSY

Stock: BCBA: HSY

Stock: Bovespa: HSHY34

Stock: XETR: HSY

Product & Services

List of products manufactured by The Hershey Company

Key People

Founder(s): Milton S. Hershey

Michele Buck (Chairman, President and CEO) Steven Voskuil (Senior VP, Chief Financial & Accounting Officer)


Revenue: US$7.9 billion (2019)

Operating income: US$1.275 billion (2019)

Net income: US$1.01 billion (2019)

Total assets: US$11.01 billion (2019)

Total equity: US$1.72 billion (2019)



19 East Chocolate Avenue

Hershey, PA 17033

United States

Phone: 717 534 4200