The following is an excerpt from a news report that came out back in January talking about the banner year that Hershey's is having despite the economic crises.
"The company reported Tuesday that 2008 sales reached $5.13 billion, up 3.8 percent from its $4.95 billion in 2007. The company also was more profitable in 2008, making $311 million, compared with $214 million in 2007.
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