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The Hershey Company

Choose an answer from the three choices offered after each question and then "Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

1. What successful candy business did Milton S. Hershey found in 1886?

  • Lancaster Caramel Company
  • American Caramel Company
  • Philadelphia Candy Company

2. In 1894, what became a subsidiary of the Hershey's candy company?

  • Hershey Chocolate Company
  • Reese's Peanut Butter Company
  • Hershey Creamery Company

3. What year did Milton S. Hershey sell his candy company for $1 million and kept his chocolate business and the rights to produce chocolate products?

  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920

4. In 1903 he began construction on what was to become the world's largest chocolate manufacturing plant. What was the name of the community?

  • Derry Church
  • Harrisburg
  • Lancaster

5. What was the candy that Hershey introduced in July 7, 1907?

  • Peanut Butter Cups
  • Kisses
  • Snicker's Bar

6. Harry Burnett (H.B.) Reese moved to Hershey, Pennsylvania in 1917 to become a shipping foreman for Hershey Chocolate. Starting in his basement around 1928, he began making Reese�s Peanut Butter Cups. What year did Hershey and Reese�s merge?

  • 1923
  • 1947
  • 1963

7. Mr. Goodbar introduced in 1925 as one of the company's original chocolate bars. What is the ingredient that makes it different?

  • Peanuts
  • Almonds
  • Cashews

8. Krackel is a chocolate candy bar which contains crisped rice. Introduced in 1938, Krackel originally also had almonds in its formula. Peanuts were then added in 1939, but both the almonds and peanuts. What year was the almonds and peanuts removed?

  • 1941
  • 1945
  • 1960

9. In 2004, what macadamia nut manufacturer became a subsidiary of Hershey?

  • Rydale
  • Mauna Loa
  • Hawaii

10) Dagoba is an organic brand of high-quality chocolate, founded by Frederick Schilling and based in Ashland, Oregon. When did Hershey purchase the company?

  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2006

Check Your Answers

  • 1. Lancaster Caramel Company
  • 2. Hershey Chocolate Company
  • 3. 1900
  • 4. Derry Church
  • 5. Kisses
  • 6. 1963
  • 7. Peanuts
  • 8. 1941
  • 9. Mauna Loa
  • 10. 2006
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