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Sandler, Massey take on new executive roles for Mars

July 9, 2014
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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Sustainability

12 chocolate companies join in unprecedented sustainability project

New program, CocoaAction, to start with focus on Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire.
May 28, 2014
CocoaAction seeks to build a rejuvenated and economically viable cocoa sector for at least 300,000 cocoa farmers.
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Standing Tall In Topeka: An in-depth looks at Mars' first U.S. plant in 35 years

Designed to accommadate growth for the next 50 years, the $270 million, 500,000-sq.-ft. plant incorporates sustainable design and engeineering elements.
May 26, 2014
The large plastic M&M’S Characters protruding from the outside walls immediately convey the message that candy is produced here.
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Calm And Culture In Kansas: Mars' new plant manager talks shop

Bret Spangler, site director – Topeka, is calm under pressure.
May 26, 2014
During my visit to the Topeka facility, I had an opportunity to see the man’s calming demeanor in action; while touring the plant, the SNICKERS line encountered a glitch.
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Mars Wind Farm

Mars to power all U.S. operations by massive wind farm

Texas-based wind farm, "Mesquite Creek Wind" to have 118 turbines.
April 30, 2014
The company is planning to build and run a new, 118-turbine, 200MW wind farm, which will be called ‘“Mesquite Creek Wind.”
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Lawsuit

Mars sues Hershey for trademark infringement over MALTESER brand

Hershey’s Malteser brand is too similar to Mars’ Maltesers.
April 23, 2014
Mars Inc. has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against The Hershey Co. claiming that Hershey’s Malteser brand is too similar to Mars’ Maltesers.
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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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July's issue features an in-depth look at the Brazilian confectionery industry, a review of Interpack, and some more highlights from the Sweets & Snacks Expo.
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