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What Does the World Need From Hershey?

A Message From Hershey CEO Michele Buck
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2019 was a special year for The Hershey Company. As we celebrated our 125th anniversary, we had the opportunity to explore our rich heritage and the legacy of our founder, who instilled in our business core values that connect us to one another and to the world. The energy within Hershey was tangible as you experienced the connectedness, passion, positivity and the deep pride and appreciation we have for each other and this special company.

Hershey Doubling Down on Commitment to Ethical Cocoa Supply Chain

Hershey achieves 100% sustainable cocoa, commits to 100% visibility of high-risk cocoa by 2025
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A Grocery Store Inside A Restaurant? Perhaps The New Reality Of A Post-Coronavirus World

By Phil Lempert
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Then there are even more entrepreneurial restaurants and caterers—even chains including Panera and Big Boy—who also added an assortment of goods they had on hand (or they were able to secure it from their foodservice distributors) to sell directly to consumers. Assortments include alcohol, boxes and cans of ingredients, flour, meats, produce and yes, even toilet paper.

Companies Get Creative With Product Lines During COVID-19 Crisis

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As the entire globe continues to grapple with the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, many are attempting to determine how to keep moving in a time of immense uncertainty. And while “business as usual” remains a thing of the past (at least for now), some businesses are seeking to reimagine their product and service offerings. Here’s a roundup of companies transforming to meet the changing demands during a global crisis:

Agree to Disagree — With Yourself

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The tougher the choices we have to make, the less sense we make making them. Understanding and educating ourselves can help us make better-informed decisions more consistent with our values.

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The tougher the choices we have to make, the less sense we make making them. Understanding and educating ourselves can help us make better-informed decisions more consistent with our values.

Plant-Based Food Manufacturing: Hopping on the Plant-Based Train

Jason Robertson, Food + Beverage Market Director
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Plant-based is all the rage right now. From plant-based ice cream, dips and snacks, to meat, chicken, pet food and even packaging materials, the entire food and beverage industry is hopping on the plant-based food manufacturing train.

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Plant-based is all the rage right now. From plant-based ice cream, dips and snacks, to meat, chicken, pet food and even packaging materials, the entire food and beverage industry is hopping on the plant-based food manufacturing train.

The Power of your Holiday Purchase: Part I

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From December 1-31, select Whole Foods Market suppliers are donating a portion of sales to support microlending programs in the U.S. and around the globe through Whole Planet Foundation. Their generous contributions will fund microloans for entrepreneurs, primarily women, giving them the opportunity to lift themselves and their families out of poverty.

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From December 1-31, select Whole Foods Market suppliers are donating a portion of sales to support microlending programs in the U.S. and around the globe through Whole Planet Foundation. Their generous contributions will fund microloans for entrepreneurs, primarily women, giving them the opportunity to lift themselves and their families out of poverty.

Carnival Corporation Pilots Food Waste Bio-Digester Technology to Improve Environmental Compliance

As part of corporate commitment to sustained excellence in environmental compliance, 15 Carnival Corporation ships are testing food waste bio-digester machines, or "steel stomachs," that separate plastics from food waste while naturally breaking down food
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MIAMI, December 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, recently announced it is pilot-testing food waste bio-digester technology to improve environmental compliance and the food waste disposal process on board its ships, and plans to expand the program across its fleet in the near future.

The new innovation in green technology at sea provides a number of benefits, including:

Joining Forces to Protect Human Rights

by Allison Arbib
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In a range of human rights and labor rights due diligence frameworks -- the UN Guiding Principles, the United States Department of Labor Comply Chain, the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Business Conduct -- as well as resources like the Responsible Sourcing Tool, companies are urge

Cocoa For Good

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Why it matters

Every day millions of farmers in West Africa support their families and communities by growing the cocoa that goes into delicious Hershey products. They are the people behind some of our most iconic treats, so we want to help them overcome the biggest issues they face. And the pressure isn’t just on people—farming is placing strain on local environments where cocoa is grown.

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