Hershey's Cocoa ad from Hershey, Pennsylvania[ edit ] InHershey began construction of a chocolate plant in his hometown of Derry Church, Pennsylvania, which later came to be known as Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Inthe Trust planned to diversify its holdings and, in a controversial move, announced that it was putting Hershey Foods up for sale.
However, the acquisitions did not stop there. As the s unfolded, changes in American culture forced Hershey Foods Corporation to change also. Hershey would be likely to contend the rights were included in any sale of the company, but Nestle could see it differently, resulting in a complicating factor to any sale.
In fact, an August article in The Economist went as far to say that "Milton Hershey must be turning in his grave.
Inthe school, which became the Milton Hershey School incontinued to control 77 percent of the company's voting stock.
Before the s, the company, heeding the words of its founder that a quality product was the best advertisement, had refused to advertise.