Sugar Is Sweeter

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Sweet news for most chocolate lovers, and we count ourselves amongst these- though our tendency to turn our nose up at confections not hailing from Central Europe has been known to cause us trouble in Pennsylvania- Hershey "Bringing sweet moments of Hershey happiness to the world every day" Co. pleasantly surprised anyone watching and did so months after Valentine's Day.

Chocolate maker Hershey Co posted a higher-than-expected rise in quarterly profit, helped by price increases and market share gains.
The maker of Hershey's Kisses and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups also stood by its forecast calling for earnings per share to increase this year, but for the gain to be less than the company's long-term goal of 6 percent to 8 percent.

Hershey's higher profit beats estimate [Reuters]
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