Short Summary: Milton Hershey

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The Milton Machine “What had once been a luxury for the rich was to become an enjoyment that’s anyone could afford (The Hershey Company).” Milton Hershey was born in Derry Township, Pennsylvania. He was the only surviving child of Veronica "Fanny" Snavely and Henry Hershey. Hershey was apprenticed at age 15, and had been trailing his father who was out looking for the next big thing. Up until his mother taught him how to create caramel, and he wanted to perfect his recipe, to make it big one day. Little did he know, he was creating one of the top 10 chocolates that are popular in America today. Milton Hershey was one of the most important figures in history. He created one of the most beloved brands. Used his wealth for different innovations…show more content…
As an entrepreneur he had to observe what his customers were implicated by, how much they were willing to pay and strive for the outcome that was most successful. “Hershey made a true assembly-line operation with machines and conveyor belts dominating the process. Hershey was therefore able to lower the cost of producing chocolate, and make it more affordable to everyday people (Coe and Coe, 1996)”. As a Hershey buyer, I can say that the chocolate is well made and that the price is at a very reasonable price range. Milton wanted his product to be quality over quantity. “Hershey knew that milk chocolate would be a profitable item and wanted to find a recipe for milk chocolate that not only was high quality, but was also quick and cheap to manufacture (The Hershey Company).” A chocolate does no good financially if it’s not well made. Now if it’s well made the Hershey Company makes more profit. Milton made a tremendous impact when he decided to build new buildings for his…show more content…
Milton Hershey was known as the father of the community. He maintained control in the community and set rules he knew would benefit for a lifetime. “With his own money, Hershey built schools, churches, stores, a bank, an amusement park, a zoo, a football field, an inn, golf courses and a dancing pavilion. He even developed a trolly-system to bring in workers from neighboring towns (The Hershey Company).” He made such an impact that he was a fitting tribute who was so generous and caring as he truly left a memorable change in the world. Milton Hershey always used his money to make the world a better place, even when he had passed. “Hershey used his wealth to beautify his company/s hometown and to build a remarkable orphanage that would take poor boys, give them a good home and sturdy lessons in character, and teach them t make their way in the world (The Hershey Company).” He never let his community down and was always worried if people he knew and especially those he didn’t know had food, and a shelter. Milton Hershey changed many people’s mindset in the working

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