Hershey Opens Doors to New High-Tech Factory

ABC News' Linsey Davis goes inside the historic company's new digs in exclusive tour.
3:00 | 09/18/12

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go to our next story. We're talking about something sweet for you. It's an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at hershey's new high-tech chocolate factory. Abc's linsey davis was such a good friend. She has taken us inside the historic company and is unwrapping the delicious secrets. There's chocolate. Reporter: This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see something so luscious, so delicious, even if I do have to don a hair net. Willy wonka, eat your heart out. Here we go. Going inside the home of the hershey bar is a treat. Mr. Hershey would be proud. Gone are the days when he first introduced the cone-shaped pieces of chocolate, when they were individually hand-wrapped. Reminiscent of this famed moment on "i love lucy." Every day. 50 million. Reporter:50 million a day. The machines run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Each year, enough hershey's kisses are produced to form a line 300,000 miles long. That's enough kitchens to stretch from new york to shanghai and back again, more than 20 times. And this intoxicating giant vat of delight is what gives birth to the iconic candy. In the eyes of a chocolate lover, it could easily be mistaken for heaven. The chocolate goes down. It pulls up. Makes the little kisses. And that's where legend says the kiss name came from. Reporter: I don't think they're going to miss this one little bag. It's no surprise that in a town named hershey, you just can't escape the eye candy everywhere. For "good morning america," linsey davis, abc news, hershey, pennsylvania.

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