While David J. West, president and chief executive officer of the Hershey Co., saw a bid to take United Kingdom confectioner Cadbury under Hershey ownership go to Kraft instead, he reportedly told the media that growth through a sizeable acquisition is still a possibility. Despite any future acquisitions, though, West’s sights are focused clearly on the years ahead. Embodying this outlook is the candy maker’s latest project, a supply chain modernization program ...

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