April 19, 2014 6:53 AM ET

Food Products

Company Overview of Mars, Incorporated

Company Overview

Mars, Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, produces and sells chocolates. It also offers chewing gums and confections; and food products, including sauces, pre-cooked wheat, herbs and spices, recipe bases, table sauces, marinades, mustards, relishes, finishing sauces, pasta meals, grains, thickeners, soups, gravies, cook-in-sauces, ready-made meals, cooking aids, and grain rice. In addition, the company offers drinks, such as coffee, tea, hot chocolate drinks, and hassle-free drinks; and pet care products, including veterinary medicines, treats, nutritious products, and pet food. Further, it offers cocoa extract supplements, DNA testing kits for canines, and indoor plant clay granulates. ...

6885 Elm Street

McLean, VA 22101

United States

Founded in 1911





Key Executives for Mars, Incorporated

Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Age: 52
President of Petcare Business
Age: 50
Global President of Chocolate
President of Wrigley Business
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Mars, Incorporated Key Developments

Mars Drinks Announces Introduction of the Design Driven FLAVIA(R) BARISTA

Mars Drinks, a business unit of Mars, Incorporated announced the introduction of the design driven FLAVIA(R) BARISTA, a cutting-edge brewer with authentic espresso capability for the workplace. Available this fall in North America, the FLAVIA(R) BARISTA delivers the widest selection of authentically crafted coffeehouse-style hot beverages available now in the workplace. A game-changer for the market, the brewer features the required high pressure of up to 15-BARs to offer real, full-bodied, Italian espressos with thick, rich ‘crema’ in 30-40 seconds. It also offers cappuccinos, lattes, teas, coffees and hot chocolates. To build on its authentic espresso capability, Mars Drinks has teamed with premier global coffee brand Segafredo Zanetti(R) and Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group to feature three Segafredo Zanetti(R) espresso blends with Mars Drinks' FLAVIA(R) BARISTA brewer internationally. The FLAVIA(R) BARISTA brewer is part of Mars Drinks' continuing commitment to provide innovative technologies and products for workplaces by making the booming global espresso experience accessible to associates right in their workplaces.

Mars, Incorporated Announces Board Changes

Mars, Incorporated has announced the retirement of Paul Michaels as president, effective December 31, 2014. The company announced that Grant F. Reid, current Global President of Mars Chocolate, has been named by the Mars Board of Directors to take over the Office of the President on January 2, 2015.

Mars Chocolate North America Opens New Facility in Topeka, Kansas

Mars Chocolate North America has announced the opening of a new 500,000sqft facility in Topeka, Kansas. The facility - the first new Mars Chocolate North America site built in the last 35 years - will help the company meet the demands of consumers for the next 50 years by producing M&M'S and SNICKERS sustainably. The location in Kansas' capital city was selected after an exhaustive search that included visits to 17 states and more than 80 potential sites.

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