Items Tagged with 'Mars'



Mars promotes Timothy LeBel to v.p. of sales

24-year Mars veteran offers breadth of sales experience.
During his time at Mars, LeBel, has led sales strategies and in-store execution for several channels, including: mass, grocery, club and value.
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Study: Cocoa flavanols reverse age-related memory decline

Mars Inc. creates cocoa flavanol-containing test drink specifically for the research.
Dietary cocoa flavanols — naturally occurring bioactives found in cocoa — can reverse age-related memory decline in healthy older adults.
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Cocoa sector joins fight against Ebola

Week-long campaign by World Cocoa Foundation nets $600,000 for West African effort.
Seventy percent of the world's cocoa supply originates in West Africa, though the region's largest producers of the commodity, Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana, have thus far not experienced an outbreak of the Ebola virus.
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Mars’ Topeka plant scores LEED Gold certification

Renewable electricity, heat recovery systems, rain water harvesting and other sustainable systems and features help earn status.
Mars Chocolate North America announced yesterday that its new manufacturing facility in Topeka, Kan., has earned LEED Gold certification.
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Combos' New Sweet & Salty Snacks!

Mars, Hackettstown, N.J.
Opposites attract with the new sweet and salty flavor combinations
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Chocolate Bar Trends: Candymakers continue to raise the "bar."

Consumers look for innovation from both mainstream and premium chocolate makers.
These days you can grab a chocolate bar with almost anything inside. In the past year companies have introduced flavors ranging from marshmallows to ginger to hemp seeds.
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Mars V.P. talks chocolate bar trends

One-on-one with Hank Izzo, v.p. of research & development, Mars Chocolate North America
Izzo offers valuable insights on bite-size candy, seasonal chocolates and how much is too much when it comes to serving sizes.
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Mars also sets in motion 7% price hike

Move follows recent announcements by Nestle, Hershey.
Mars Chocolate North America confirmed that it, too, is raising prices for many of its confectionery products, bumping them up an average of 7 percent.
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Sandler, Massey take on new executive roles for Mars

In a move that reflects the company’s strategic emphasis, McLean, Va.-based Mars, Inc., has appointed Debra Sandler as chief health and wellbeing officer, a new position in the company.
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12 chocolate companies join in unprecedented sustainability project

New program, CocoaAction, to start with focus on Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire.
CocoaAction seeks to build a rejuvenated and economically viable cocoa sector for at least 300,000 cocoa farmers.
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A Venetian Carnival, a Jelly Belly sculpture and gourmet chocolates! Oh my!

Candy Industry takes you into the French Pastry’s School For the Love of Chocolate event in Chicago, held Feb. 25.

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January 2015

Start off the new year with new products, sweetener trends, and more.
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Healthier Food Options

A recent Nielsen report shows that consumers are calling for healthier options from food manufacturers. Do you think consumers will actually buy healthier versions of their favorite candy and snacks if they’re made available?
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Natural Food Flavors and Colorants

Although many foods are appealing, and even perceived as natural, in spite of containing synthetic additives, consumer increasingly prefer food products which are fully natural.

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Candy Industry's Kettle Awards

Kettle Awards

Since 1946, Candy Industry magazine has recognized leaders in the U.S. confectionery industry with the highest recognition possible, the Kettle Award. The distinguished recipients have captured this most coveted award by not only excelling within their companies, but by contributing to the greater good of the industry. It’s virtually a who’s who of past and present professionals who have left their mark as confectioners and business mavens. Learn more about the voting process as well as the annual Kettle Awards Ceremony by visiting our Kettle Awards Website


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