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Hershey Boosts Capacity to a Record, But Still Can’t Meet Demand

  • Company has reconfigured existing space to improve efficiency
  • ‘We’re still playing catch-up to consumer demand,’ CFO says
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Hershey Co. hit record production levels in 2021 by adding more capacity -- but it still hasn’t kept pace with the world’s insatiable appetite for its sweets and snacks.

“We’re still playing catch-up to consumer demand,” Chief Financial Officer Steve Voskuil in an interview. “We’re doing everything we can to optimize inside the footprint that we have and expand machinery into every available space.”