Hershey-Amplify-Acquisition

FILE – This July 25, 2011 photo, shows Hershey’s chocolate in Overland Park, Kan. The Hershey Co. reports quarterly earning on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

This July 25, 2011 photo, shows Hershey’s chocolate in Overland Park, Kan. Chocolate and candy maker The Hershey Co. is acquiring Amplify Snack Brands for $1.2 billion as it ventures into the healthy snack aisle. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)