Hershey Foods Declares Dividends

Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from Hershey Foods Corporation

    HERSHEY, Pa., April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- The Board
 of Directors of Hershey Foods Corporation (NYSE:   HSY) today declared quarterly
 dividends of $.28 per share on the Common Stock and $.2525 per shares on the
 Class B Common Stock. The dividends are payable June 15, 2001, to stockholders
 of record May 25, 2001.  It is the 286th consecutive regular dividend on the
 Common Stock and the 67th consecutive regular dividend on the Class B Common
 Stock.
 
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SOURCE Hershey Foods Corporation
    HERSHEY, Pa., April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- The Board
 of Directors of Hershey Foods Corporation (NYSE:   HSY) today declared quarterly
 dividends of $.28 per share on the Common Stock and $.2525 per shares on the
 Class B Common Stock. The dividends are payable June 15, 2001, to stockholders
 of record May 25, 2001.  It is the 286th consecutive regular dividend on the
 Common Stock and the 67th consecutive regular dividend on the Class B Common
 Stock.
 
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