The Emperors of Chocolate: Inside the Secret World of Hershey and Mars

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Broadway Books, 2000 - Business & Economics - 367 pages
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Corporate candy giants Milton Hershey and Forrest Mars built business empires out of one of the world's most magical, sought-after substances: chocolate. In The Emperors of Chocolate, JoŽl Glenn Brenner--the first person to ever gain access to the highly secretive companies of Hershey and Mars--spins a unique story that takes us inside a world as mysterious as Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory. Packed with flavorful stories and outrageous characters that give the true scoop on this real-life candyland, The Emperors of Chocolate is a delectable read for business buffs and chocoholics alike. Start reading and you'll soon be hungry for more.

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This book took a look at Mars and Hershey and the history of both companies and of candy in America. I have read about the history of candy before in another book but this was a different view from ... Read full review

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Parts of this book seemed a bit scattered as far as the layout and parts read a bit slow but overall it was SUPER fascinating. I really enjoyed all the history and learning about the differences in ... Read full review

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Contents

BAR WARS
3
CANDY FROM STRANGERS
19
THE PLANET MARS
33
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JoŽl Glenn Brenner began reporting on the candy business in 1989. She is the first and only journalist ever to gain access to the Mars company, and her Washington Post Magazine cover story on Mars won numerous prizes. She was recognized five times by the Financial News Journalism Reporter as one of the best financial journalists in the nation under the age of thirty. She is a 1989 graduate of the University of Missouri at Columbia and now lives in New York. She can be reached at www.JoelGlennBrenner.com.

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