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Hershey takes wraps off new corporate logo

...out a new corporate logo that features a freshly stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products.The candy maker on Friday announced the new design, which adds a new version of the Kisses chocolate at the end of the company's...
Candy maker Necco has change of heart

The maker of Sweethearts - the tiny heart-shaped candies inscribed with messages - and other sugary nostalgia such as Mary Janes, Necco Wafers and Clark Bars says now is the perfect time to broaden its offerings, despite the recession and saturated candy market.
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...appear in a Spanish-language print and television advertising campaign for Hershey Foods Corp. The nation's largest candy maker also plans to introduce a line of chocolate products featuring her name and designed to "appeal to Hispanic tastes...
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Chocolate-covered bacon is latest wacky fair food

...Chocolate-covered bacon. It sounds so wrong. But it tastes just right, says Joseph Marini III, a fourth-generation candy maker who is selling the bacon bonbons at the Santa Cruz Boardwalk seaside amusement park. "It's not just for breakfast...
Nestle buys Chef America for $2.6 billion

...billion. The news came as speculation builds that Nestle is a prospective buyer of Hershey Foods, the largest U.S. candy maker, in a deal that could be worth $10 billion. "Chef America is an ideal and strategically important complement to...
Touring the information superhighway

...was born. This Easter staple, the gooey, marshmallow treats called Peeps have hit the Web. The Peeps' parents, candy maker "Just Born," based in Bethlehem, Pa., has created this wacky site packed with spastic, pastel Peeps who wiggle...
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Rudd ends brief retirement to drive for Yates

...two cars on the circuit. David Gilliland will drive the No. 38 Ford, and both cars are expected to be sponsored by candy-maker Mars. Rudd once drove for Yates, winning three races and posting 34 top-five finishes. He closed the doors on...
Child's death overshadows Armstrong's ride to foot of mountains

...from race sponsors. Only short stretches of the route have safety barriers. Pompele was hit by a car belonging to candy maker Haribo, but Tour director Jean-Marie Leblanc said there was no evidence the boy was reaching for candy thrown from...
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Hershey settles lawsuit over book's cover

...Snyder, Hershey's senior vice president and general counsel, said in a statement. Hershey, the nation's largest candy maker, filed a federal lawsuit nearly two weeks ago seeking an injunction to bar Simon & Schuster from using Hershey-owned...
Glamour soccer star Beckham on Asian tour

...commercials. "He's a brand - the Beckham brand," said Noriaki Hishiya, spokesman for Meiji Seika Kaisha, a Tokyo candy-maker that signed Beckham as its poster boy to sell chocolate-covered nuts. "He has that sweet face. That goes well...
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