The Hershey Company

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The Hershey Company (NYSEHSY), until April 2005 Hershey Foods Corporation[1], commonly called Hershey's, is America's largest chocolate company.[2] Its main office is in Hershey, Pennsylvania, a town that smells strongly of cocoa on some days[3], and home to Hershey's Chocolate World. The company was founded by Milton S. Hershey in 1894 as the Hershey Chocolate Company. Hershey's candies and other products are sold around the world.[2]

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  1. Preparedfoods.com URL last accessed June 30, 2006.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Booksense.com URL last accessed June 30 2006.
  3. CNN News Article URL last accessed January 3 2007.