Hershey's to hike prices

January 28, 2008 3:20:38 PM PST
One major chocolate maker is raising prices just in time for Valentine's Day.Hershey's will increase wholesale prices about three percent on one-third of its candy line.

The increase is effective immediately and covers regular size candy bars along with king-size bars, six packs and vending machine candies.

The company said it hopes the increase will offset the higher costs of energy and raw materials.