The Hershey Company, also known as Hershey's, is an American multinational company and one of the largest chocolate manufacturers in the world. It was founded by Milton S. Hershey in 1894 as the Hershey Chocolate Company, which is a subsidiary of his Lancaster Caramel Company. The company is headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States, which is also home to Hersheypark and Hershey's Chocolate World. In addition to chocolate, Hershey's also manufactures baked products, such as cookies and cakes, and sells beverages like milkshakes, as well as other products. The company's purpose is to make more moments of goodness for consumers around the world.