| Feb 1, 2012
| 9:24 AM
Hershey Co. raised its sales and earnings outlook for the current year, expecting momentum to carry over from a fourth-quarter where earnings rose 4.9%, helped by higher prices on its candy.
Separately, Hershey raised its dividend by 10%.
The maker of...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 3:05 PM
"When did you discover that you loved chocolate?"
It was a simple enough question, but the question came out of the mouth of my best friend, Charlene, so it was a dicey situation. She is a slick one.
I tried to answer this potentially dangerous inquiry...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 1:05 AM
After this past weekend, it appears that those hoping for a white Christmas are getting their wish! All around us, the Christmas season is in full gear: the presents, the decorations--and the treats.
The Christmas treats that surround us are not good...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 5:29 AM
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving.
Is it wrong to be thinking about leftovers already?
Now let's see what our supermarket sleuths have discovered for this week:
Still lost: Banquet made the Cookin' Bags of turkey or beef with gravy in a boil in bag....
| Jul 24, 2012
| 9:13 AM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A food-tasting panel has declared a confection called spaghetti and meatballs ice cream the signature food of this year's Indiana State Fair.
The dish made by Monroe Concessions bested such offerings as micro beer cheese sauce...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 9:50 AM
(Reuters) - Hershey Co made nutritional claims for its chocolate syrups that do not meet regulatory guidelines, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said.
In a warning letter to the company dated February 14, made public on Tuesday, the FDA said the...
| Aug 18, 2012
When people ask us, "How did you meet?" we pause while we try to gauge just how much interest the person has in our story. If she's being polite, she'll get the short version: "We met through friends after college."
But here's the real story:
| Nov 12, 2012
The problem with the bags of treats and trays of cookies that appear around the office this time of year is that if you don't eat them you get sent to prison. At least, that's what I told myself several years and several thousand Snickers ago.
| May 15, 2012
I read a small article in the Tribune food section about apple slices and it reminded of an article from several years ago about Dressel's chocolate whipped cream cake. In it, there was mention that a baker from Dressel's was working on a recipe to...
| May 15, 2012
| 3:07 PM
When the family first visited Hershey in the early 1970s, there was a rich aroma of chocolate from the candy plant near the intersection of Cocoa Avenue and East Chocolate Avenue, decorated with streetlights that looked like big Hershey Kisses.
| Oct 16, 2012
| 2:50 PM
Salted Caramel Brownies, from Barefoot Contessa Foolproof: Recipes You Can Trust by Ina Garten
1/2 pound (2 sticks) unsalted butter
8 ounclus 6 ounces Hershey's semisweet chocolate chips
3 ounces unsweetened chocolate
3 extra-large eggs
1 1/2 tablespoons...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 8:46 AM
MORNING NEWS POLL: Will the unemployment rate factor into your vote on Tuesday?
MIDDAY NEWS POLL: If it's proven that Hershey's uses forced child labor, would you stop eating the company's chocolate?
NEWS AT NINE POLL:...