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The Hershey Company

The Hershey Company is among the largest chocolate and confectionery manufacturers in the world. It markets, sells and distributes products through a portfolio that includes more than 80 brands, with sales across 85 countries. In addition to chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery, The Hershey Company’s portfolio includes gum and mint products, snack items such as popcorn and protein bars, meat snacks and pantry items including baking ingredients, toppings and beverages. The Hershey Company purchases cocoa products, its primary raw material, from third-party suppliers who source beans grown in Asia, West Africa, and Central and South America.

Ranking position
#23 /350
Total score
41.2 /100
Measurement area Score (0-100) Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 41.3 /100 #43


#1 35.0 /100 #50


#1 19.0 /100 #87

Social inclusion

#1 69.6 /100 #2
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Leading practices

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  1. 2021

More about the company

Hershey, United States of America
Group revenue USD
Ownership structure
Publicly listed
Number of employees

This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2,000 most influential companies

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