Who Owns Hershey’s Chocolate?

The Hershey Company/Parent organization

Who currently owns Hershey?

Hershey, Harry Lebkicher and John E. Snyder. The company is majority owner of The Hershey Company and sole private owner of Hershey Entertainment and Resorts Company and administrator of the 2,000 student Milton Hershey School.

Does Hershey’s own Nestle?

They do not own Hershey. Actually Nestle has turned a lot of their interests to outside of the candy business. They recently joined in a partnership with Starbucks.

How much is the Hershey family worth?

Milton S. Hershey
EducationStarted school at 6 years old and finished through fourth grade
OccupationConfectioner, businessman, philanthropist
Known forThe Hershey Company-Founder, Hershey Bar, Hershey, Pennsylvania-founder/planner, Hershey Cemetery
Net worthapprox. $10 billion USD

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Is Hershey’s actually chocolate?

First…about Hershey’s regular chocolate candy bar. My understanding of Hershey’s is that during their manufacturing process the cocoa solids (the actual chocolate) are separated from the cocoa butter. These cocoa solids are dehydrated and become cocoa powder (so it’s no longer chocolate).

Is Hershey’s owned by Nestle?

As of September 2013, Hershey continued to make and market these brands in the U.S. under license from Nestlé, owners of the Rowntree brand. That license would be revoked and revert to Nestlé if Hershey is sold. In 1996, Hershey purchased the American operations of the Leaf Candy Company from Huhtamäki.

Is Hershey’s healthy?

A standard 43 g bar of Hershey’s milk chocolate contains 13 g of fat, 24 g of sugar and 210 calories. Eating this product in high quantities could lead to weight gain, and being overweight can increase the risk of numerous health problems, including hypertension, diabetes and heart disease.