This excerpt taken from the HSY 10-Q filed May 11, 2005.
/s/ RICHARD H. LENNY
Dated: May 11, 2005
/s/ DAVID J. WEST
A signed original of this written statement required by Section 906, or other document authenticating, acknowledging, or otherwise adopting the signature that appears in typed form within the electronic version of this written statement required by Section 906, has been provided to the Company and will be retained by the Company and furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission or its staff upon request.