The Hershey Company

The Hershey Company is headquartered in Hershey, Pa., and is an industry-leading snacks company known for bringing goodness to the world through its iconic brands, remarkable people and enduring commitment to help children succeed. The Hershey Company has approximately 16,500 employees around the world who work every day to deliver delicious, quality products. The company has more than 80 brands around the world that drive $8 billion in annual revenues, including such iconic brand names as Hershey’s, Reese’s, Kit Kat, Jolly Rancher, Ice Breakers, SkinnyPop and Pirate’s Booty.

For more than 125 years, the Hershey Company has been committed to operating fairly, ethically and sustainably. Hershey founder, Milton Hershey, created the Milton Hershey School in 1909 and since then the company has focused on helping children succeed.

“The Hershey Company is excited to partner with the Jacobs’s Foundation to support the CLEF and ELAN initiatives to invest in quality children’s education and nutrition at scale in cocoa growing communities of Cote d’Ivoire.  We believe that education and nutrition are critical for both individual development and to create future opportunities.”

Jeff King – Senior Director Global Sustainability and Social Impact