Global confectionery major Hershey has seen a strong quarter of growth in India, and says it is committed to investing in this emerging market.
Mydigitalfc.com reports that Hershey India, a subsidiary of The Hershey Company, operates both its confectionery and beverage lines from regional sales offices in Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata. The organization’s salesforce of 500 people reach more than a million retail outlets through 1,500 distributors spread across India. The Hershey brands Sofit, Hershey’s Syrup, Jumpin, Soft, and Jolly Rancher are popular with consumers.
“The scale and potential of India is key for our continued growth around the world and Hershey is committed to investing in India,” says Praveen Jakate, managing director of Hershey India.