Social Distancing Proves Bad for Gum and Mint Sales

Hershey's said demand has dropped 40% to 50% in recent weeks

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With more people staying at home, communicating through digital channels and aiming to maintain at least six feet of distance from others at all times, fresh breath has declined in importance.

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