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May 06, 2019, 06:00 ET M&M'S® Launches New Hazelnut Spread-Filled Chocolate Candies in Canada

Canadians will go "nutty" for the bold, new flavour of M&M'S® Hazelnut Spread Chocolate Candies TORONTO, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - M&M'S® is taking hazelnut spread where it's never gone before – inside...


Apr 02, 2019, 07:30 ET Iconic Juicy Fruit Jingle Gets a Makeover: Canadians to Join in the Fun

Just as it moved the 80's generation, the iconic jingle returns for a comeback with a twist TORONTO, April 2, 2019 /CNW/ - If you grew up in the 80's, 90's or early 2000's, chances are you're...


Oct 11, 2018, 07:00 ET Mars Taps Benson Hill's Crop Design Platform to Help Protect Cacao from Climate Change

Benson Hill Biosystems, a crop improvement company unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants, and Mars, Incorporated, a family-owned global pet care, confectionery and food business, today...


Sep 19, 2018, 07:00 ET Mars Launches New Cocoa Sustainability Strategy

Mars Wrigley Confectionery, a maker of chocolate for more than 100 years and one of the world's largest buyers of cocoa, today launched a new plan for overhauling its cocoa supply chain. Called Cocoa ...


Sep 18, 2018, 09:19 ET Mars Changing How It Does Business One Year From Launch Of $1B Sustainable In A Generation Plan

Mars is changing how it does business—one year from the launch from its 'Sustainable in a Generation' Plan. It comes after Mars CEO Grant F. Reid last year warned that the "global supply chain is...


Aug 30, 2018, 11:23 ET Reef Futures Looking Up! Large Scale Coral Reef Restoration is Possible

Needing to change our visual and professional perspective was the common theme behind several promising low-cost technical solutions reviewed at a recent Coral Reef Restoration Workshop. The workshop ...


Jun 21, 2018, 06:00 ET United Nations Development Programme Announces 'The Lion's Share' Fund With Founder FINCH And Founding Partner Mars To Tackle Crisis In Wildlife

- ANNOUNCED TODAY AT CANNES LIONS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CREATIVITY, 'THE LION'S SHARE' FUND SEES MARS JOIN AS THE FOUNDING PARTNER. PROJECT FOUNDED AND INITIATED BY PRODUCTION COMPANY FINCH - THE ...


Jun 12, 2018, 10:30 ET Mars Wrigley Confectionery Names New Global President

Mars, Incorporated named Andrew Clarke, currently Chief Marketing & Customer Officer, to the role of Global President - Mars Wrigley Confectionery. Clarke will assume his new role in September. He...


Mar 28, 2018, 17:14 ET Has Ronaldo Turned Argentinian? "Fenomeno" Stars In New Snickers® Global Campaign

SNICKERS®, with its iconic global campaign "You're not you when you're hungry", is introducing a new twist - "You get confused when you're hungry." On Tuesday, March 27, Ronaldo, "o Fenômeno" (the...


Sep 06, 2017, 05:00 ET Mars CEO: Industry Must Fix 'Broken' Engine Of Global Business To Tackle Urgent Climate & Social Threats

- CEO GRANT REID, SPEAKING AHEAD OF UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND CLIMATE WEEK, BELIEVES THE ENGINE OF GLOBAL BUSINESS – ITS SUPPLY CHAIN – IS BROKEN AND REQUIRES TRANSFORMATIONAL, CROSS-INDUSTRY...


Jul 27, 2016, 14:00 ET Forrest E. Mars, Jr., Businessman and Philanthropist, Passes Away at 84

MCLEAN, VA, July 27, 2016 /CNW/ - With sadness, and on behalf of all Associates, Mars, Incorporated announced that Forrest E. Mars, Jr. passed away at the age of 84 on July 26, 2016. Mr Mars was: A...


Feb 05, 2016, 16:07 ET Mars, Incorporated to remove all artificial colors from its human food portfolio

Mars, Incorporated announced today that it will remove all artificial colors from its human food products as part of a commitment to meet evolving consumer preferences. Though many of the company's...


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 & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) in Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and...


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 Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) in Australia and New Zealand. This...


Apr 09, 2014, 09:01 ET Mars, Incorporated To Buy Significant Portion Of Procter & Gamble's Pet Food Business In A Key Strategic Move

- Mars, Incorporated agrees to acquire IAMS®, EUKANUBA®, and NATURA® brands for US$2.9 Billion in cash. - Brands have strong strategic fit with Mars' Petcare business: Acquisition complements Mars'...


Aug 13, 2012, 16:10 ET Daily Cocoa Flavanol Consumption Shown to Improve Cognitive Function in Older Adults

First-of-its-kind research demonstrates improved recall, retention and executive function in a group of older adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment after eight weeks of consuming cocoa flavanols as...


Jul 06, 2010, 08:01 ET Cocoa Flavanols Could More Than Double Cells Associated With Repair and
Maintenance of Blood Vessels, According to Mars, Inc Research

New findings indicate that cocoa flavanols may be an important part of a healthy diet for people with cardiovascular disease, which affects more than 80 million Americans, according to research by a...


Feb 15, 2010, 11:31 ET Chocolate Industry Leaders Sign Agreement, Align on Path Towards Increasing
Consumer Availability & Consistency of Beneficial Cocoa Flavanols

The unique and good-for-you cocoa flavanols - the natural compounds found in the cocoa fruit linked to important circulatory and other health benefits - will soon be easier to identify and obtain...