Fate of Hershey Megadeal Lies With Scandal-Plagued Trust

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  • Chocolate company’s voting rights held by Hershey Trust Co.
  • Controversy has dogged charity founded by Milton Hershey

Why Did Hershey Reject $23B Takeover Bid From Mondelez?

Holding the key to the sale of America’s second-biggest candy company is a scandal-scarred, $12 billion charity that all but owns Hershey, Pennsylvania.

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