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Hershey pays 1.6 billion for maker of Skinnypop

Above, a picture of one of the new items in the “Skinnypop” line is introduced on Amplify’s website. Hershey’s recent purchase will feature this brand new item.  (Skinnypop Website)

Haley Daniels, Hershey Section Editor

January 12, 2018

The Hershey Company has bought Amplify Snack Brands for approximately $1.6 billion. The Hershey Company, known primarily for making chocolate and sweets, has now moved into new territory and purchased Amplify Snack Brands which is famous for Skinnypop popcorn, Oatmega protein bars, and Tyrell’s ...

Hershey Company Season of Giving Back Campaign

The Hershey Company employees wear their signature “I'm Giving Back” shirts while volunteering. The volunteers worked together in the Giant Center to to promote their holiday campaign. (The Hershey Company)

Leah Koppenhaver and Clare Canavan

November 30, 2017

The Hershey Company employees raised $1.7 million during Hershey's Season of Giving 2017 campaign. During the holiday season, many Hershey Company employees are giving back and moving forward by partnering with nonprofit organizations to make an impact in their communities. Across five countries, 1,3...

Taste of Summer: Celebrate National S’mores Day

In this image taken on April 29, 2013, salted oatmeal s'mores are shown in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

August 10, 2016

By: Emily Briselli The gooey, chocolatey flavor of s’mores is a distinct part of many childhood memories, especially given that we reside in a town aptly named for one of the key ingredients. Although everyday can be a day to eat s’mores, August 10 is uniquely dedicated to the summer treat. ...

The Milton Hershey School’s Legacy Continues

On November 16th, Founders Hall at the Milton Hershey School sits in the distance. Founders hall can be seen from almost every area of the school.

March 10, 2016

By: Lydia Gould Jim Gould was running. Running away from his current home to his “real home.” He wanted to get as far away from the institution that had been controlling his life for the past two weeks. Hitchhiking all the way from Hershey to Williamsport, he eventually made it back into the...

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