Hershey Statistics and Revenue Totals for 2024

Last Updated on: January 14th, 2024

Here are a few of the most interesting Hershey statistics and facts I was able to dig up including restaurant count, revenue totals and employee counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Hershey Facts

Here is pretty much everything you ever wanted to know about Hershey.

  • Website: Official Website
  • Year Founded: 1894
  • Headquarters: Hershey, PA
  • Founder(s): Milton Hershey
  • Current Chief Executive: Michele Buck
  • Subsidiaries / Brands: Hershey's, 5th Avenue,  Allan Candy, Almond Joy, barkTHINS, Breath Savers, Brookside, Bubble Yum, Cadbury, Dagoba, Good & Plenty, Heath, Ice Breakers, Jolly Rancher, Hershey Kisses, Kit Kat, Lancaster, Milk Duds, Mounds, Mr. Goodbar, Payday, Pirate's Booty, Popwell, Reese's, Rolo, Scharffen Berger, SkinnyPop, Skor, Sofit, Take5, Twizzlers, Whoppers, York, Zagnut, Zero, Whatchamacallit

Hershey statistics revenue totals facts 2023
The Hershey Company, commonly known as Hershey, is a renowned American multinational confectionery and snack food company headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Established in 1894 by Milton S. Hershey, Hershey has become one of the largest and most recognizable confectionery manufacturers in the world.Hershey is best known for its wide range of chocolate products, including iconic brands such as Hershey’s Milk Chocolate bars, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Kit Kat, Twizzlers, and Kisses. These products are enjoyed by consumers of all ages and are staples in the confectionery industry.Beyond chocolate, Hershey produces various snacks, including cookies, crackers, and snack bars. The company also offers baking ingredients like cocoa and chocolate chips.

Hershey Statistics

Hershey Employee Count

Number of Hershey employees:

16,620 employees

Last updated 1/1/22

Hershey Revenue Totals

Hershey net sales (annual):

Percentage of Hershey net sales that come from outside the US:

Hershey net income (annual):

Additional Hershey Statistics

Number of Hershey brands:
80Last updated 9/29/18

Hershey share of the US confectionery market:30.3%Last updated 7/15/18

Hershey share of the US chocolate market:43.5%Last updated 7/15/18

Hershey share of the Canadian chocolate market:16.7%Last updated 7/15/18

Hershey share of the US gum market:9.8%Last updated 7/15/18

Hershey share of the US breath freshener mint market:37.8%Last updated 7/15/18

Largest Hershey customer:WalmartLast updated 9/29/18

Number of countries Hershey distributes products in:70Last updated 9/29/18

Number of Hershey manufacturing plants:11Last updated 9/29/18

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Hershey statistics come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.

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