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Is Chocolate Good for You? Mars, Incorporated Health and Nutrition Director Sets the Record Straight in Time for Chocolate Day

Chocolate is widely considered to be one of the most beloved foods in the world, with an estimated 7.2 million tons consumed each year....

Jun 30, 2015, 12:49 ET
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As Global Population Rises, Mars, Incorporated Partners At Lindau Meeting To Drive Interdisciplinary Approach To Food Security

A record number of 65 laureates and over 650 young scientists are meeting in Germany to bridge the scientific disciplines of physiology and...

May 19, 2015, 14:00 ET

goodnessknows® Snack Squares Ushers In New Era Of Snacking

 Today, at the National Confectioners Association's Sweets & Snacks Expo, Mars Chocolate North America announced the national launch of...

May 13, 2015, 08:00 ET

The Diplomatic Courier And Mars, Incorporated Bring Together Leading Experts To Discuss The "Future Of Food"

The Future of Food: The Nexus of Food and Health summit—co-hosted by global affairs magazine Diplomatic Courier and Mars,...

May 08, 2015, 09:01 ET
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Mars Endorses Limitation On Added Sugars; Supports US Government Labeling Recommendation

Mars, Incorporated is supporting two important recommendations designed to help consumers limit their intake of added sugars and achieve healthier,...

Mar 25, 2015, 15:49 ET

WWE® Superstar Roman Reigns® Wrestles With Hunger Just Days Before The Biggest Match Of His Career

WWE fans are anticipating a spectacular show of strength and determination from Roman Reigns during the main event at WWE's pop culture...

Mar 05, 2015, 09:30 ET
With more than 25,000 Associates in the U.S. and more than 80 locations serving its Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks and Symbioscience segments, Mars is a significant employer in the US. The company is pleased to be recognized for its extensive learning and development training, community engagement and health & wellness programs. Other benefits of working at Mars cited by the list include open offices that are highly collaborative and perks of free candy, coffee/tea...

Mars Named In FORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For List In The U.S. For Third Year In A Row

 Mars, Incorporated is proud to have been ranked 85 in the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, compiled by the Great Place...

Feb 19, 2015, 11:34 ET

Coming Soon: M&M'S® Celebrates The Movies In Trailer Satire

M&M'S® Chocolate Candies have been a staple in movie theater snack cases for decades. Now, they're bringing the movies to television....

Jan 29, 2015, 09:30 ET

SNICKERS® Fans Rally To Release A 'Very Brady' Super Bowl XLIX Ad

 The fans spoke … and SNICKERS® Brand listened. For the first time in company history, Mars Chocolate North America has released one...

Jan 22, 2015, 07:00 ET
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New Deforestation Policies Aim To Preserve And Protect Valuable Natural Resources

 Mars has launched three new policies aimed at reducing deforestation in its beef, soy, paper and pulp supply chains. These policies fulfill a...

Jan 21, 2015, 08:00 ET

SNICKERS® Teases A 'Very Brady' Super Bowl XLIX Commercial

Thanks to SNICKERS® Brand, the most beloved star of Super Bowl XLIX could be someone you might not expect. Today, Mars Chocolate North...

Nov 30, 2014, 18:15 ET

Mars, Incorporated Completes Acquisition of Procter & Gamble's Pet Food Business in Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei

Mars, Incorporated announced today that it has successfully completed its acquisition of the IAMS® and EUKANUBA® brands from The Procter...

Nov 30, 2014, 17:00 ET

Mars, Incorporated Completes Acquisition of Procter & Gamble's Pet Food Business in Australia and New Zealand

 Mars, Incorporated announced today that it has successfully completed its acquisition of the IAMS® and EUKANUBA® brands from The...

Oct 31, 2014, 12:01 ET

M&M's® Crispy Offered To Trick-Or-Treaters … If They Find The Right House

 New M&M'S® Crispy Milk Chocolate Candies will be available for trick-or-treaters this Halloween – but only at one house in...

Oct 23, 2014, 13:23 ET
Based in McLean, Virginia, Mars has net sales of more than $33 billion, six business segments including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks, Symbioscience, and more than 75,000 Associates worldwide that are putting its Principles into action to make a difference for people and the planet through its performance.

Mars Recognized As One Of The World's Best Multinational Workplaces By Great Place to Work®

 Mars, Incorporated is honored to be recognized as one of the World's Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work®, being ranked...

Sep 29, 2014, 20:51 ET
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Mars, Incorporated Awarded Best Private Company And Commended For Best B2B Partnership By Ethical Corporation In 2014 Responsible Business Awards

Mars, Incorporated announced today that it was recognized in two categories at the Ethical Corporation 2014 Responsible Business Awards, presented...

Sep 25, 2014, 14:22 ET
September 25, 2014- MARS, INCORPORATED ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP CHANGES: Several Seasoned Mars, Incorporated Leaders Promoted in Petcare, Food, Sales and Marketing (PRNewsFoto/Mars, Incorporated)

Mars, Incorporated Announces Leadership Changes

 Mars, Incorporated announced today that Todd Lachman, current President, Mars Global Petcare, has decided to leave Mars at the end of 2014 to...

Sep 23, 2014, 10:20 ET
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Mars Included In Universum's 2014 World's Most Attractive Employers List

 Mars, Incorporated announced today that, for the second year running, it has been recognized by global business and engineering students as...

Aug 28, 2014, 11:38 ET

Johnny Football Becomes 'Johnny JamBoogie' In New SNICKERS® Ad

 Move over, Johnny Football. Meet "Johnny JamBoogie." Highly touted rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel is known for his elusive moves on the...

Aug 22, 2014, 02:00 ET
Mars, Incorporated Vice President of Corporate Innovation Ralph Jerome (second from left), speaks about challenges faced by the food and agriculture industry to feed a growing population at the 5th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany on Aug. 21, 2014. The Mars-sponsored event brought 120 Lindau young economists together to discuss how to overturn blocks to implementing innovation. Also pictured, from left, are Francois Koulischer, Lindau Young Economist; University Libre de Bruxelles; Romesh Vaitilingam, Moderator,; and Edmund Phelps, a 2006 Nobel Laureate in Economics. (PRNewsFoto/Mars, Incorporated)

Mars, Incorporated Highlights Role of Innovation in Addressing the World's Most Pressing Challenges at Nobel Laureate Meeting

Mars, Incorporated yesterday hosted a panel discussion on the central importance of innovation in overcoming the global challenges of tomorrow. At...