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2011-05-19 11:00:00

HERSHEY, Pa., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As families gear up for their summer vacation, Twizzlers® Candy is giving 10 bloggers the ultimate family road trip experience. The bloggers, dubbed the Twizzlers Traveling Families, will each embark on a road trip adventure beginning this week through the week of August 21, 2011 to celebrate the Twizzlers Landmark Summer(TM) promotion. A Twizzlers-inspired vehicle will be shared between the families, making its way coast to...

2011-03-28 09:30:00

Mock Advertisements Target Hershey's Refusal to Crackdown on Highly Controversial Labor Practices: $1,000 Grand Prize WASHINGTON, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green America, Global Exchange and the International Labor Rights Forum are launching a brand-jamming contest in order to bring attention to Hershey's failure to crack down on child labor and other abuses in its cocoa supply chain. Contestants may submit entries under three categories: Slogan/tagline, print...

2011-02-27 00:01:44

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Hershey Company announced today their renewed commitment to bring the HERSHEY'S Track & Field Games to America's youth through local parks and recreation facilities in 2011. Ashburn, Va (Vocus/PRWEB) February 25, 2011 The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Hershey Company announced today their renewed commitment to bring the HERSHEY'S Track & Field Games to America's youth through local parks and...

2011-02-14 15:15:51

Two scientific publications report on improved methods for determining the amounts of flavanol antioxidants in cocoa and chocolate. The research, sponsored by The Hershey Center for Health and Nutrition, was a collaboration between scientists at The Hershey Company and other scientific laboratories. Scientists at Planta Analytica (Danbury, CT) isolated and separated cocoa flavanol antioxidants on a large scale. The Hershey scientists and collaborating scientists at the Pennsylvania State...

2011-01-27 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- How are mobile broadband deployments impacting Pennsylvania consumers and businesses? Join RCR Wireless News, the wireless industry news leader since 1981, online and in person Jan. 28 in Hershey, Pa., to find out. RCR Wireless News will hold its first Mobile Broadband Event of 2011 in conjunction with the 2011 Third Annual Utility Telecom Forum, which runs Jan. 26 to Jan. 28. The RCR conference takes place from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Jan. 28,...

2011-01-20 18:36:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau (HHRVB) today announced a new 2011 Sturgis Road Show will kick-start a national tour at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center (FSC) from April 15-17, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110120/DC33788LOGO) Two Sturgis icons - The Legendary Buffalo Chip and Loud American Roadhouse, have partnered with promoter Motoring USA and the Eastern Regional...

2011-01-11 23:12:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Congress of State Games (NCSG) and the Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau (HHRVB) recently announced the 2013 State Games of America (SGA) will be held in the region best known for Pennsylvania's capital city of Harrisburg and the hometown of Hershey, The Sweetest Place On Earth®. The biennial Olympic-style sports event, tentatively slated for late July and early August 2013, features...

2011-01-11 00:11:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau (HHRVB) kicked off 2011 by officially launching their Foursquare Branded Page, Foursquare.com/HHRVB. Being one of four destination-marketing organizations in the nation to receive an exclusive branded page gave tourism officials reason to celebrate. "This was an investment in our social media and destination marketing strategy," said Mary Smith, president of HHRVB. "In 2011 the boom...

2010-11-15 08:00:00

HERSHEY, Pa., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This holiday season, the students of the Culinary Arts Program at MILTON HERSHEY SCHOOL® have created an e-Cookbook titled, "A Legacy of Recipes." This free, downloadable cookbook features a variety of healthy, festive and creative dishes, including several made with Hershey's iconic products. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101115/NY00632 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101115/NY00632 ) The...

2010-10-29 06:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- What candy brands are being talked about on Twitter in the week leading up to Halloween? E.Life, a social media monitoring and analysis vendor, tracked 11 top candy brands from October 20 to October 27 to find out. The results show that the most-mentioned candy was Snickers, with 5303 tweets over the one-week period. Candy corn came in second, with 4592 tweets. Hershey's was third, with 3591 mentions. 100 Grand received the fewest tweets, with just 46...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'