Items Tagged with 'Mars'


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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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.
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.
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.
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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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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September 2014

September 2014

The September issue features some new chocolate and wine pairings, a preview of ECRM show, 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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