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The History

Hershey Creamery Company was founded in 1894 by Jacob and his three brothers, Isaac, John, Paris, and Eli Hershey (No relation to Milton S. Hershey of the Hershey Company).

The Factory The ice cream plant was constructed in 1926 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on Cameron Street. Hershey's Ice Cream has been at the same address since 1926!

A Family Business

"Our success has been based on an uncomplicated theme. We use sound business practices, quality ingredients, and value each and every employee of our company. Happy employees do the best jobs. We see making work pleasant and productive as one of the goals of doing business."

-George H. Holder, Sr.

The Philosophy

Since 1894, Hershey's has striven to "guarantee quality products, provide excellent service, establish competitive prices, and provide a true value to the consumer."

Quality In...Quality Out...

Hershey's Ice Cream makes basic mixes from fresh, wholesome ingredients. Fresh cream and fresh condensed milk is delivered to the plant daily.

  • To satisfy each and every customer, Hershey's produces a wide range of flavors, including:
    • Premium
    • Premium Gold
    • Frozen Yogurt
    • Sherbets
    • Ices
    • Novelties
  • To ensure superior quality, Hershey's uses....
    • Pure vanilla extract
    • The highest quality of chocolate available in the U.S. and Europe
    • Fruit flavors, made from hand-picked, fresh-frozen fruits
    • Higher grades of almonds, pecans, and walnuts
  • Hershey's is one of the few manufacturers, who...
    • Roasts nuts in our plant
    • Guarantees quality and freshness.
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Our Pledge

As a potential retailer of our ice cream, read our pledge and find out why our dealers love working with us.

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