Who created Hershey chocolate?

Answer Milton Hershey, a candy maker in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, created Hershey's chocolate around the turn of the 20th century. It began as a coating for caramel candies, and grew to be the $4 billion e... Read More »

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When was Hershey's Chocolate created?

The Hershey Co. was founded in 1894 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, first producing chocolate-coated caramels. It wasn't until 1900 that Hershey created its first milk chocolate bars and wafers. Hershe... Read More »

What year did Milton Hershey establish the Hershey's Chocolate Company?

Milton Hershey had a need for sweet chocolate to coat his caramels with, so in 1894 he started the Hershey Chocolate Company. Since that time, Hershey's has expanded to approximately 13,700 employe... Read More »

How old was Milton Snavely Hershey when he invented Hershey chocolate?

Milton Snavely Hershey was 43 years old when he created Hershey chocolate. Hershey developed his chocolate recipe in 1900. He fell in love with chocolate making in 1893 and worked several years to ... Read More »

When did Milton Hershey sell his first Hershey chocolate bar?

Milton Hershey and the Hershey Chocolate Company started producing its legendary milk chocolate bar in 1900, according to The company started making Hershey's Kisses in 1907 and creat... Read More »