Hershey Acquires Canadian Confectionery Manufacturer

| December 5, 2014

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The Hershey Company, a global confectionery leader known for bringing goodness to the world through its delicious chocolate, sweets, mints, beverages and snacks, announced today that it has completed the purchase of The Allan Candy Company, a leading North American manufacturer of quality confectionery products based in Ontario, Canada.

Allan Candy is well known across Canada for its iconic confectionery brands, including Allan, Big Foot, Hot Lips and Laces. Allan Candy is also a leader in the Canadian Easter novelty chocolate segment and the Canadian Candy Cane market. More than half of Allan Candy’s current manufacturing capacity is used to make Hershey Sweets & Refreshment products such as Jolly Rancher hard candy and Lancaster caramels for North America.

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Source: BusinessWire

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