Items Tagged with 'Mars'


ECRM data: Hershey runs the most seasonal candy ads

Research shows which companies run the most seasonal ads.
April 15, 2014
When it comes to seasonal products, Hershey is in it to win it — both as a company and a brand.
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Mars President

Mars Inc. names Mars Chocolate’s Grant Reid as next president

Paul Michaels, president since 2004, announces plans to retire Dec. 31, 2014.
April 2, 2014
For the first time since 2004, Mars Inc. will have a new president — and he comes into the role after serving in the company’s sweet spot.
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Mars Plant

Mars opens news $270M facility in Topeka, Kan.

Factory slated to produced M&M’S and SNICKERS.
March 27, 2014
Slated to produce M&M’S and SNICKERS, the roughly 500,000-sq.-ft facility is the first new Mars Chocolate North America site built in the last 35 years.
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M&M’S Birthday Cake Chocolate Candies

Mars, Hackettstown, N.J.
January 22, 2014
Get the party started with these new, limited edition M&M’S Birthday Cake Chocolate Candies!
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Serving up chocolate every which way

Candy manufacturers have become creative in providing consumers with a broad range of choices in how they consume their beloved chocolate.
December 11, 2013
Chocolate as a dessert? Perhaps consuming it akin to having a flight of wines? How about bite-sized portions for sharing?
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3 Musketeers Bites, Milky Way Simply Caramel Bites and Twix Bites

Mars, Hackettstown, N.J.
November 15, 2013
The newest additions to the Mars Bites line are sure to offer full-size flavor!
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Wrigley garners Vision for America award

Keep American Beautiful recognizes gum company’s environmental efforts.
October 23, 2013
Keep America Beautiful (KAB) honored the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. with its 2013 Vision for America Award.
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Mars flavanols research wins AOAC International award

Chocolate maker creates industry standard for measuring flavanols.
August 28, 2013
Mars’ recent flavanols study helped create an industry standard to measure them, and could one day lead to labels on candy bars clearly saying how many flavonols are in the package.
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Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte delivers Combos via the Hudson river

Stunt is part of snack brand’s new promotion to encourage fans to think 'epically.'
August 21, 2013
Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte filled a waterproof pizza-delivery bag with Combos, then leapt from a moving watercraft into the Hudson River, swim-delivering the snacks to fans at the Midtown Ferry Terminal.
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Mars names new v.p. of sales

Rick LaBerge joins the company after working for Johnson & Johnson.
August 14, 2013
LaBerge joins Mars from Johnson & Johnson.
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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.


Candy Industry Magazine

April 2014 Cover

April 2014

In this issue of Candy Industry, Editor Bernie Pacyniak reports on three candy manufacturers from his visit to Florida, hard candy is making a comeback, interpack, and more!
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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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