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Hershey to reduce global workforce by 15 pct

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March 1 (Reuters) - Hershey Co, maker of Hershey's Kisses and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, said it will make certain changes to its operations, resulting in a 15 percent reduction of its global workforce.

As of December 31, 2016, the company had about 16,300 full-time and 1,680 part-time employees worldwide.

(Reporting by Vishaka George in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)