Who took over Hershey after Milton died?
To succeed him Mr. Hershey chose Percy Alexander (P.A.) Staples, a man little known in the Hershey community but who had managed Hershey’s Cuban holdings since 1921.
Did Milton Hershey invent anything?
Excited by the potential of milk chocolate, which at that time was a Swiss luxury product, Milton Hershey determined to develop a formula for milk chocolate and market and sell it to the American public. Through trial and error he created his own formula for milk chocolate.
What candy did Milton Hershey?
The Hershey Chocolate Company
Through trial and error, he created his own formula for milk chocolate. The first Hershey bar was produced in 1900. Hershey’s Kisses were developed in 1907, and the Hershey’s Bar with almonds was introduced in 1908.