Hershey’s Chocolate World Opens On Las Vegas Strip


The Hershey’s Chocolate World retail experience has opened at New York-New York Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. The West Coast flagship store, which occupies two floors and boasts an eye-catching 74-feet high Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bar that visitors can walk through, provides guests with an experiential concept that immerses them in more than 800 candy and chocolate offerings. Mike Wege, S.V.P., Chief Growth & Marketing Officer, Hershey Co., said, “Visiting Hershey’s Chocolate World, our guests will enjoy an interactive space where they can taste new treats, personalize sweet gifts and create keepsake photos.” The store, which covers 13,000 sq. ft., brings two American icons to life, Hershey’s Chocolate and the New York City skyline, through custom chocolate sculptures of the Statue of Liberty, made of 800 lbs. of pure Hershey’s Milk Chocolate, and the Empire State Building, made of 1,800 Hershey’s Milk Chocolate bars.