Hershey Foods 8-K 2010
INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN REPORT
On February 2, 2010, The Hershey Company (“the Company”) announced sales and earnings for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2009.
The information in Item 2.02 of this Current Report, including applicable portions of the Exhibit, shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that Section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Also on February 2, 2010, the Company announced that on February 1, 2010 its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend on the Company’s Common Stock and Class B Common Stock and increased the quarterly dividend.
A copy of the Company’s press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Date: February 2, 2010