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  • July 15- Hershey Co, the No. 1 candy producer in the United States, on Tuesday hiked its chocolate prices for the first time in three years, a sign that a year-long soaring cocoa market is eating into confectioners' profits.

  • July 15- Hershey Co, the No. 1 candy producer in the United States, said it would increase prices of its instant consumable, multi-pack, packaged candy and grocery lines by about 8 percent to tackle rising commodity costs.

  • Hershey raising prices on candy as costs rise Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 5:16 PM ET

    HERSHEY, Pa.— Candy maker Hershey Co. says its 2014 profit will be around the low end of its earlier forecast, and it is raising prices as costs rise. The company said that it expects earnings, excluding one-time items, of $4.05 to $4.13 per share, at the low end of its previous forecast.

  • Hershey increases prices as costs rise Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 4:22 PM ET

    July 15- Hershey Co, the No. 1 candy producer in the United States, said it would increase prices of its instant consumable, multi-pack, packaged candy and grocery lines by 8 percent to tackle rising commodity costs.

  • Millennials to Pizza Hut: We want 'pizza cookies'! Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 9:31 AM ET
    The "Ultimate Hershey's Chocolate Chip Cookie"

    Pizza Hut will roll out nationally an almost-pizza-sized chocolate-chip cookie, cut into eight slices. USA Today reports.

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  • KUALA LUMPUR, June 16- The storm of bad publicity that hit confectioner Cadbury in Malaysia after its chocolates tested positive for traces of pork highlights the costly, religious minefield food companies must navigate as they rush to tap the surging $1 trillion global halal market.

  • China's slowing consumers—a bump to US companies? Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 9:43 AM ET
    Beijing subway commuters purchase Pepsi-Cola soft drinks.

    If China's consumers slow their retail purchases, U.S. companies with Chinese market ties may take hits to sales.

  • Nestle wants bigger piece of high-end chocolate Sunday, 8 Jun 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    ZURICH/ LONDON, June 8- Nestle's chief executive, who oversees a sprawling empire stretching from baby food to wrinkle treatment, admits to finding one of its oldest businesses, chocolate, a source of frustration.

  • Nestle boosts skincare business with Valeant deal Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 7:32 AM ET
    Nestle's Svitoch factory in Lviv, Ukraine

    Swiss food group Nestle stepped up its drive into the fast-growing skincare market on Wednesday.

  • Why Hershey rolled in to Silicon Valley Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    This chocolate company is investing in tech to drive productivity and innovation. It even has a futurist on staff. Up next: 3-D manufacturing.

  • Hershey descends on Silicon Valley     Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 8:25 AM ET

    Hershey futurist Lina Yang explains how the chocolate giant is using the land of start-ups to stay ahead of industry disruption.

  • Sweet battle: Hershey's $1B bid for Russell Stover Friday, 16 May 2014 | 5:52 PM ET

    Hershey is battling to buy chocolate company Russell Stover, in a move that could become its biggest acquisition to date, WSJ reported.

  • Obama to India's Modi: Congrats and come visit! Friday, 16 May 2014 | 4:04 PM ET
    BJP leader Narendra Modi gestures before speaking to supporters after his landslide victory in elections on May 16, 2014 in Vadodara, India.

    President Barack Obama is inviting India's next prime minister to visit Washington despite a previous US decision to deny him a visa in 2005.

  • Minneapolis- based Cargill had been in late-stage talks to buy the business, which spans bean pressing in Abidjan in Ivory Coast to fine chocolate making in Belgium. The combined company would have been big enough to rival Swiss chocolate maker Barry Callebaut, the world's largest industrial chocolate producer.

  • Here's what will drive stocks this week Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 4:46 PM ET

    About 150 S&P 500 companies are scheduled to release results this week, in an earnings season that has been mediocre.

  • Minneapolis- based Cargill had been in late-stage talks to buy the business, which spans bean pressing in Abidjan in Ivory Coast to fine chocolate making in Belgium. The combined company would have been big enough to rival Swiss chocolate maker Barry Callebaut, the world's largest industrial chocolate producer.

  • Consumer darling Hershey cut at GS     Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    CNBC's Sara Eisen reports Goldman Sachs downgraded Hershey to sell citing competition cutting into its U.S. sales.

  • Midday movers: Apache, Hershey, Facebook & More Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 12:18 PM ET

    Some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • Early movers: AA, GM, HSY, LNKD, TM, GS & More Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 8:17 AM ET

    Companies are making headlines before the bell.