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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, VoxEU.org; 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...

Aug 19, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Jean-Christophe Flatin Named President, Global Chocolate, Mars, Incorporated

  Mars, Incorporated announced today that Jean-Christophe Flatin has been named to the role of President, Global Chocolate, Mars Incorporated,...

Aug 07, 2014, 13:00 ET
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And The Name Of The Newest SNICKERS® Bar Is ...

The fans have spoken – in an "Xtreme" way. For the first time, SNICKERS® Brand offered consumers the chance to select the name of a new...

Aug 01, 2014, 07:15 ET
Mars, Incorporated announced today that it has successfully completed its acquisition of the IAMS, EUKANUBA and NATURA brands in North America, Latin America and other select countries from The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). (PRNewsFoto/Mars, Incorporated)

Mars, Incorporated Completes Acquisition of Procter & Gamble's Pet Food Business in Major Markets

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

Jul 28, 2014, 07:55 ET
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Mars, Incorporated Publishes 2013 Principles in Action Summary

Mars, Incorporated publishes its fourth annual Principles in Action Summary today on mars.com, which details the company's approach to business...

Jul 03, 2014, 02:00 ET
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Mars, Incorporated Encourages Young Researchers To Cross Disciplinary Boundaries And Help Address The Challenges Of Aging Research At Nobel Laureate Gathering

At the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, Nobel Laureate Prof. Elizabeth Blackburn and Dr. Hagen Schroeter, Director of Fundamental Health &...

Jul 01, 2014, 14:50 ET

SNICKERS® Tests How Far People Will Go For Free Fuel

The arrival of July Fourth Weekend means drivers coast to coast are hungry for a good deal on gas during their long road trips, and now...

Jun 24, 2014, 09:00 ET

goodnessknows® Gives Denver A Reason To Get Out And Get Moving This Summer

 Put your feet on the pedals, Denver. That's the call-to-action from goodnessknows® snack squares, which announced a new Denver charity...

Jun 24, 2014, 03:00 ET
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Mars, Incorporated Wins 11 Awards At Cannes Lions 2014

 Today, Mars, Incorporated announces that it has picked up 11 awards at the annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. ...

Jun 19, 2014, 14:56 ET
Mars Chocolate North America introduced the new COMBOS(R) Party Bag, just in time for summer gatherings. The larger, 15 oz. bag is perfect for sharing with friends and family, whether you're headed to the beach, hitting the road or enjoying an outdoor picnic. (PRNewsFoto/Mars, Incorporated)

Combos® Brand Makes Summer Parties Better (and Bigger) With New Party Bag Size

 Mars Chocolate North America introduced the new COMBOS® Party Bag, just in time for summer gatherings. The larger, 15 oz. bag is perfect...

Apr 30, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Mars Moves Towards Carbon Neutral Operations With Massive Wind Farm That Will Provide Electricity From Renewable Sources Equal To Its Entire U.S. Operations

 Mars, Incorporated, in partnership with Sumitomo Corporation of Americas, announced an agreement today on a new 200MW wind farm that will...

Apr 09, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Mars, Incorporated To Buy Significant Portion Of Procter & Gamble's Pet Food Business In A Key Strategic Move

 Mars, Incorporated and The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) today announce that Mars has agreed to buy the IAMS®, EUKANUBA®,...