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Spencer Carbery is named the 26th head coach of the Hershey Bears hockey club.
The relocated Chocolate World Times Square store opens. It is located at 20 Times Square, 701 Seventh Ave, New York City, New York. The new store offers a variety of experiences including personalizing Hershey’s chocolate bar wrappers, warm baked treats and chocolate beverages at Hershey’s Kitchens Bakery, or visit Hershey’s largest permanent s’mores experience.
The Hershey Company introduces new summer inspired candy flavors: Kit Kat Strawberry flavored candy, Hershey’s Kisses Coconut Almond flavored candies, PayDay BBQ flavored candy, Reese’s Honey Roasted flavored Peanut Butter Cups, Twizzlers Key Lime flavored twists, and Twizzlers Orange Cream Pop flavored twists.
The Hershey Company introduces Reese’s Crunchy Cookie Cups
The Hershey Company names Michele Buck President and Chief Executive Officer.
February 28, 2017
The Iberian Lounge at The Hotel Hershey reopens after renovations. [Event occurred in February 2017.]
January 31, 2017
"Hershey Triple Tower" thrill ride opens at Hersheypark. This ride includes three separate towers: Hershey’s Tower (189 feet high), Reese’s Tower (131 feet high), and Hershey’s Kisses Tower (80 feet high). Passengers slowly ride to the top and wait to be dropped back to the surface. [Specific date is unknown. Event occurred in 2017.]
Hershey’s Chocolate World welcomes its 100th millionth visitor. The Albert family from Pittsburgh becomes the Mayor of Chocolate World for the day.
The Hershey Company announces the release of Hershey’s Cookie Layer Crunch bar in three flavors: caramel, vanilla creme, and mint.