February 27, 1989 |
Can Hershey Foods help give a Hawaiian punch to the beleaguered sugar growers of the Aloha State? The Pennsylvania candy maker has produced a test chocolate bar made from the first cocoa beans ever to be grown on the islands. Sugar farmers have their eyes on the cocoa, not the sweetener, in the five-pound Hawaiian chocolate bar presented to Gov. John Waihee. Cocoa beans might provide a viable alternative to sugar.