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HERSHEY CO FILES (8-K) Disclosing Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclosure, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits

July 15, 2014



Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On July 15, 2014, The Hershey Company (the "Company") announced preliminary sales and earnings information for the second quarter ended June 29, 2014. The portion of the press release, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, announcing the preliminary sales and earnings information for the second quarter is hereby incorporated into this Item 2.02 by reference.

Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.

In the press release issued July 15, 2014, the Company announced updated sales and earnings guidance for the full year ending December 31, 2014. The portion of the press release announcing the updated 2014 outlook is hereby incorporated into this Item 7.01 by reference.

The information in Items 2.02 and 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, including the applicable portions of Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed "filed" for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 8.01. Other Events.



In the press release issued July 15, 2014, the Company also announced an increase in wholesale prices across the majority of its U.S., Puerto Rico and export portfolio. The portions of the press release announcing the wholesale pricing increase are hereby incorporated into this Item 8.01 by reference.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No. Description 99.1 The Hershey Company Press Release dated July 15, 2014



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