Milton Snavely Hershey 's Work Experience

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Milton Snavely Hershey, born to Veronica and Henry Hershey, on September 13, 1857, grew up speaking Pennsylvania Dutch language. Milton was expected to help with the family farm, like many other young children of that time. He had a four-year apprenticeship as a teenager and because of his early work experience, Milton learned early on of the value of hard work and perseverance. In 1871, Milton Hershey left school for good and was apprenticed to a local printer who published a German-English newspaper. His dad Henry pursued a multitude of unsuccessful business ventures. His family moved frequently but he didn’t leave for long periods of time, because the fear of leaving his wife and children alone. So Milton had a very short education, no…show more content…
Milton used a caramel recipe he came by during his recent travels. This was the company that made him known as a “candy maker” and also set the stage for upcoming accomplishments. Using the experience he has with the Lancaster Caramel Company he moved about 30 miles northwest, near his birthplace. During the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago is when Milton first became fascinated with the art of chocolate making. He then gathered large supplies of fresh milk, used to produce fine milk chocolate. Back in that time, milk chocolate was a luxury product, so he was excited and inspired by that. Milton was determined to make a recipe for milk chocolate and later sell it to the American public. Milton decided to sell his caramel company for $1 million and devote his attention to making chocolate. The first Hershey bar was the created in 1990. Hershey’s kisses were then developed in 1907, and then lastly came along Hershey bar with almonds in 1908. On March 1903 he started the makings on what was to become the world’s largest chocolate manufacturing company, completed in 1905. It became the first nationally marketed product of its kind. Milton has the characteristics of hard work, confidence and not giving up. He has these characteristics because he failed 2 times, and still continued to try and make a successful company. He went through many trials and errors and eventually proved that he can and was successful. Milton has proved himself to be a courageous

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