Milton Snavely Hershey

Owner of Hershey Co.

About Hershey

Milton S. Hershey founded the company of Hershey's chocolate.Hershey was very famous for two companies he opened one selling the famous caramel candies known as Lancaster. He is also famous for the american delicacy of Hershey's milk chocolate.Hershey was born in Derry Church, Pennsylvania on September 13, 1857. He was born to the parents of Fanny Snavely and Henry Hershey. Hershey only had one sibling and hername was Serina Hershey, she was born in 1862,but unfortunatley she passed away at the age of 4. Hershey never really attended college,but he did work for many apprenticsiships one including the Lancaster company where he worked with a famous confectioner who made caramel with milk. He worked in many places at the age of 14 one place was a printing place for a german news press with Samuel Ernst . Milton also worked at his own company in Philadelphia selling candy,but it turned out to be a failed company.
Hershey's net worth even after being deceased is roughly 2.7 billion dollars.

Hershey was a philanthropist who donated 50 Million Dollars to build the Hershey industrial school for orphaned boys.The schools purpose was to teach boys skills about farming and industrial trade so they could provide for themselves in the future.


The Hershey company has provided a wide variety of brand new products within their candy line like finding a new formula to create white chocolate which is used in the Hershey's cookie and Cream candy bar. Also very recently The Hershey company has bought out the Cadbury Chocolate company a company who's chocolate is very famous in England and the European area. Also new experiments have been tested to create a new variety of candy within the Cadbury Company.

What Hershey Owned

Hershey has owned a variety of places that are still developing and thriving today. Places like Hershey Park that opend in 1907,Hotel Hershey which opened in the early 1930's, the Herhsey sports arena which had opened in 1936, and finally the Hershey Community Center which opened in 1933. All the townships that Hershey has owned has provided nothing,but helpfulness towards citizens and that was Hersheys main goal, to be able to help people.

Editors Niyah ali and Allison Healey

Hershey Story

THIS IS AN AMAZING COMPANY TODAY WHO IS CARRYING ON THE STORY OF HERSHEY AND MAKING HIS STORY INTO A MUSEUM OF INNOVATION AND CREATION.
The Hershey Story, The Museum on Chocolate Avenue