| 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:...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 7:56 PM
It's a bittersweet day for Hershey's iconic chocolate factory.
The Derry Township Design Review Board voted four to two Monday night to approve a petition from the Hershey Company to demolish 1.1 million square feet of the old plant.
"We can do...
| Aug 23, 2012
Before Charles N. Huggins began working at See's Candies in 1951 as a manager in the company's packing department in San Francisco, his favorite candies were black licorice and, thanks to his World War II service as a paratrooper, Hershey's chocolate....
| 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...
| Dec 14, 2010
Q: When did America's best chocolate move all of its operations to Illinois? My favorite, Scharffen Berger, started out in the Bay Area of San Francisco. But it no longer is made in California, only in Robinson, Ill. Can you tour the Robinson plant? Is...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 2:31 PM
This Wearin' of the Green thing just gets more complicated all the time. You've got questions and — since St. Patrick is not around to answer them — allow me.
Dear Answer Angel: My husband and I are invited to a St. Patrick's Day party and he...
| Jun 12, 2012
Q: Can you direct me to where I can find a brownie-type recipe from the 1950s that was made with chopped dates? It is a childhood favorite I used to make with my Aunt Anne. She is long passed away.
I think it was a Hershey recipe? I have looked at...
| 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...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 1:53 PM
A bunch of newish aerated Hershey Kisses and chocolate bars arrived in our office today. They look much like the regular versions of the products only their pumped full of air, leaving them with a bunch of frothy holes inside.
Many scoffed at first, but...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 1:09 PM
Kellogg's has added tasty chips to its Special K line of savory snacks. We love the crisp Sour Cream & Onion Cracker Chips; there are also Sea Salt Chips. Munch tasty Multi-Grain or Savory Herb crackers for a heartier snack. Buy a box for...
| 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:
| Jul 20, 2011
| 5:30 PM
Reporting from Hershey, Pa.--
After more than a century, the town that chocolate built still makes its namesake confection and remains a candy lover's nirvana.
Billed as the "Sweetest Place on Earth," the company town has grown over the last century...