Hershey is looking at replacing the high-fructose corn syrup in some of its products with sugar.
Will Papa, chief research and development officer at The Hershey Co., told The Associated Press the company uses a mix of sugar and high-fructose corn syrup in its products but that it is "moving more toward sugar."
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In an emailed statement, Hershey said its work on "exploring" the replacement of high fructose corn syrup "is just under way" and that it did not have a timeframe.
A representative for Hershey, Jeff Beckman, cited Take 5 and Fifth Avenue candy bars and York peppermint patties as examples of products that use corn syrup. He said classic Hershey bars are made with sugar.