Candy Industry Senior Editor Liz Parker recently talked to Al Adams, national chain lead and channel marketing, Hershey Foodservice, about the brand, as well as co-branded dessert menu opportunities for companies, and dessert trends he's been seeing this year.

The Hershey Company is headquartered in Hershey, PA, and is a snacks company known for bringing goodness to the world through its brands, people, and enduring commitment to help children succeed. Hershey has approximately 19,000 employees around the world who work to deliver quality products every day.  

The company has more than 100 brand names in approximately 80 countries around the world that drive more than $8.9 billion in annual revenues, including brand names like Hershey's, Reese's, Jolly Rancher, Ice Breakers, and fast-growing salty snacks including Skinny Pop and Pirate's Booty. 

For more than 125 years, Hershey has committed itself 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. For more information on Hershey’s foodservice solutions, recipes, and ideas, visit  

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