Hershey releases candies for Halloween

Chocolate maker added to Dow Jones sustainability indices

HERSHEY, Pa. — Hershey is releasing small-sized versions of several candy brands in time for Halloween, the chocolate maker said.

Hershey said the new snack-sized candies included Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Minis, Rolo Caramels in Milk Chocolate and Jolly Rancher Caramel Apple Flavor Lollipops. The company also highlighted the Cadbury Screme Egg candy with green yolk, Reese's Peanut Butter Pumpkin and Kit Kat Halloween Bar, as well as Hershey's Kisses with a pumpkin spice flavor and Kisses Acorn Treats.

In other news, Hershey said Thursday that it was selected for the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America indices, making it one of only 13 companies from the food, beverage and tobacco industry to make the World Index, ranked in at least the 90th percentile in the economic, environmental and social categories. The company's addition to the North America Index is in its second year.

 

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