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uninc. city (1990 pop. 11,860), Dauphin co., S central Pa.; founded 1903 as a planned community for workers at the Hershey Corp., the chocolate manufacturer that remains its largest employer. Among the city's other products are tools and dies, machinery, and explosives; farm products are processed. The city is a major tourist attraction, with the Hersheypark theme park and ZooAmerica, the Hotel Hershey resort, and museums. The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center of Pennsylvania State Univ. and the Milton Hershey School, a residential school for children with financial and social needs, are also there.
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Hershey said that the indication of interest also included other non-monetary considerations.
Analysts have been skeptical of takeover bids for Hershey in the past.
Hershey and the senator have had numerous disputes over these similar issues since 2002.
Headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania, Hershey offers confectionery products under more than 25 brand names, including Hershey's, Reese's, Hershey's Kisses, Hershey's Bliss, Kit Kat and Twizzlers.
As early as 1909, Hershey and his wife Catherine established the Hershey Industrial School, a school for orphan boys.
Kenneth Darling, corporate chef for Hershey, said: "Even though the holidays are over, the love of the taste of chocolate and ice cream never go away.
In addition to an impressive list of consumer/ retail clients, Hershey has also worked with some of the most prestigious shopping centers in the country including: South Coast Plaza, NorthPark, Houston Galleria, Lenox Square, Country Club Plaza and the Westchester.
Even more important, he gave his entire fortune to the Milton Hershey School Trust, which has provided a home and first-class education for orphans originally, and now for disadvantaged children around the country.
Apparently that's not enough to stop Hershey from cramming 180 to 200 calories, seven or eight grams of saturated fat (a third of a day's worth), and 18 grams of sugar (more than four teaspoons) into each six-Swoop pack.
A Dauphin County judge issued a temporary restraining order after several former Hershey chief executive officers, the chocolate-workers union (which had just concluded a strike against Hershey Foods), the residents of Hershey, the Hershey School alumni association, and the board of supervisors vigorously opposed the $10 billion sale.
Not every supermarket product can support its own store, especially while paying Times Square rents, but Hershey pulls it off with flair.
The battle of the chocolate giants goes into a new phase this week as the future of US group Hershey returns to the court room.