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Title: A Tale of Chocolate: The Hershey Company


1
A Tale of Chocolate The Hershey Company
  • Nikita L. Turnbull
  • CIS 55-11
  • September 28,2006

2
The Man Behind the Company Milton S.
Hershey 1857-1945
  • Candy Maker, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist
  • Two failed candy businesses
  • Found success with the Lancaster Caramel Company
  • Fell in love with the art of chocolate making at
    the 1893 Worlds Columbian Exposition in Chicago
  • Founded the Hershey Chocolate Corporation
  • Made chocolate, once a luxury for the rich,
    available to the masses

3
About The Hershey Company
  • Originally Hershey Chocolate Corporation, then
    Hershey Foods Corporation
  • Founded on October 24, 1927, as a successor to
    the Lancaster Caramel Corporation
  • A leading snack food company
  • The largest North American manufacturer of
    quality chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery
    and grocery products
  • Exports to over 90 countries
  • More than 13,000 employees
  • worldwide
  • Revenues of over 4 billion

4
Mission Statement
  • Undisputed Marketplace Leadership
  • Top-tier value creation, driven by superior
    performance across the business system
  • Organizational capabilities and passion that
    compete in the present and build for the future
  • Commitment to enabling and encouraging balanced,
    healthy lives
  • Portfolio of brands that      - Delights consumer
    across multiple segments      - Delivers superior
    growth and profitability to retailers      - Is
    available everywhere
  • Ability to transform consumer and customer
    desires to marketplace wins

5
Corporate Philosophy
  • In seeking to balance our desire for profitable
    growth with the obligations which we have to
    various other constituencies, we shall strive
    to
  • Protect and enhance the corporation's high level
    of ethics and conduct.
  • Maintain a strong "people" orientation and
    demonstrate care for every employee.
  • Attract and hold customers and consumers with
    products and services of consistently superior
    quality and value.
  • Sustain a strong results orientation coupled with
    a prudent approach to business.

6
Hershey Executive Team
7
Brands and Product Lines
  • HERSHEY'S
  • REESE'S
  • KIT KAT
  • KISSES
  • TWIZZLERS
  • JOLLY RANCHER
  • ICE BREAKERS
  • Snacks
  • HERSHEY'S SOLUTION CENTER

8
Two-Year Stock Chart
9
Experience Hershey
  • Visit
  • Hershey, PA The Sweetest Place on Earth
  • Hersheys Chocolate Wold
  • ZooAmerica
  • Hershey Museum
  • Hershey Park
  • Much more
  • Hersheys Time Square (New York)
  • Hersheys Chicago (Illinois)
  • Hersheys Oakdale (California)
  • Hershey Smiths Falls, Ontario (Canada)

10
Fun Facts
WOW!!!
  • In 1900, Hersheys milk chocolate bars
  • were introduced and sold for just 5.
  • It takes 32,935,412 Hersheys milk chocolate
    bars, fewer than the amount American consumers
    eat in a month, to stretch from NY to LA.
  • Hersheys Kisses got their name from the machine
    that makes them it looks like its kissing the
    conveyor belt.
  • T.H.C. makes 80 million Kisses per day

11
Contact Information
  • Hershey's Corporate Headquarters The Hershey
    Company
  • 100 Crystal A Drive
  • Hershey, PA 17033
  • Websites
  • www.hersheys.com
  • www.thehersheycompany.com

12
Additional Websites
  • www.hersheyschocolateworld.com
  • www.hersheypark.com
  • www.hersheygifts.com
  • www.hersheynewsroom.com
  • www.hersheysjobs.com
  • www.hersheysfundraising.com
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