Hersheys to Reduce Global Workforce by 15%

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Hershey's chocolate bars are shown in this photo illustration in Encinitas, California January 29, 2015. Chocolate maker Hershey Co reported a lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as demand for bakery and meat snacks hurt chocolate sales. REUTERS/... Mike Blake (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS LOGO) - RTR4NIHK

Hershey Co, maker of Hershey's Kisses and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, said will make certain changes to its operations, resulting in a 15% reduction of its global workforce.

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As of December 31, 2016, the company had about 16,300 full-time and 1,680 part-time employees worldwide. (Reporting by Vishaka George in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)

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