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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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The acquisition is expected to enable Hershey to provide a competitive offering of brands in the nutrition bar category.
Hershey will pay $397 million, or around $325 million net of tax benefits.
Each of the emojis was chosen to "feature meanings that would help to spark a conversation," according to Hershey's.
"Museum visitors have asked to know more about Milton Hershey," said Amy Bischof, director, The Hershey Story.
This strategic acquisition is expected to be accretive to Hershey's financial targets given the strong growth trajectory and solid margin structure of the Pirate Brands business.
"The buttery, sweet taste of Hershey's Gold bars provides an entirely new way for consumers to enjoy our brand," stated Melinda Lewis, senior director and general manager of the Hershey's franchise at Hershey.
Hershey's Gold Caramelized Creme Peanuts & Pretzels is set to hit retail stores on December 1.
For this design, there were 450 unique tray sizes, and 450 covers for each tray, resulting in 900 different items that Hershey had to design, track, and manage.
It's not just Kisses' catchy name (the candy category is full of those, after all), or the shape (we'll get to that in a second); it's that Kisses-- which Hershey's wraps in red, green and silver foil at this time of year--has woven itself into the cultural fabric of the holidays.
"We need to be located where the consumer is shopping for the occasion," says Eric Powers, marketing manager of occasion expansion at The Hershey Co., based in Hershey, Pa.
Hershey's selects its partners based on key criteria such as a company focus on quality, company stability, competitive costs, flexibility and innovation, as well as a demonstrated expertise on the goods and services offered.
Hershey's dominant role in managing the Civilian Public Service (C.P.S.) system in the Second World War.