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Hersey company started life as a small subsidiary of Milton Hershey's Lancaster Caramel Company. Using chocolate-making equipment purchased at the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago, the company produced baking chocolate, cocoa and sweet chocolate coatings for the parent company's caramels. Through unceasing technological modernization, strategically astute acquisitions and continued new product development, The Hershey Company has grown spectacularly. Today, The Hershey Company is a leading snack food company and the largest North American manufacturer of chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products, as well as chocolate-related grocery products. Outside of the US and Canada, the company exports its products to over 90 countries worldwide. Consumer Website Address: www.hersheys.com Corporate / Business Website Address: www.thehersheycompany.com Stock Ticker / Exchange Listing: HSY (New York Stock Exchange) Number of Employees Worldwide: Approximately 13,000 2007 Net Sales: $4.9 billion
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2011 for the course ACC 505 taught by Professor Doe during the Fall '10 term at Keller Graduate School of Management.

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