Mars and FAO extend partnership to help ensure Safe Food for All

Mars believe they have a responsibility to act on food safety. First, to ensure that the food we produce is safe and high quality to help protect people, pets, and the planet. Second, to raise the bar in food safety by identifying and tackling risks that impact society at large. Everyone should have access to safe food and it’s why we are expanding our partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to further strengthen food safety. Dr. Abigail Stevenson, Chief Science Officer for Mars, and Maximo Torero, FAO’s Chief-Economist,…

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Mars “Reuses” Fan-Favorite Ads for M&Ms®, TWIX®, SNICKERS® and Ben’s Original™ to Deliver Message of Hope for Climate Action

Mars, Incorporated launches a first-of-its-kind digital and out-of-home campaign that ‘reuses’ fan-favorite advertisements giving them a second life with new messages of hope and progress around climate.  The campaign, titled “Healthy Planet Productions”, follows the recent publication of Mars Net Zero Roadmap to accelerate action towards achieving Net Zero emissions by 2050, including a new Science Based Target Initiative (SBTi) approved target to cut carbon emissions in half by 2030 across its full value chain. Advertisements in the Mars ‘reused’ advertisement campaign will run in the U.S., U.K. and Mexico…

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Mars accelerates progress towards 100% responsibly sourced and traceable cocoa

Mars accelerates progress towards 100% responsibly sourced cocoa traceable from farm to first point of purchase by 2025 350,000 farmers in their supply chain rely on cocoa for their livelihoods. Cocoa isn’t just a key ingredient for some of our best-loved brands, like DOVE®/GALAXY® and M&Ms®, it is an essential part of our heritage. For over 100 years, they’ve been sourcing cocoa from around the globe. But their commitment goes beyond our own success – it’s about the farmers we depend on and that mutual reliance is what drives us…

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DHL And Mars UK Open London Facility Removing One Million Miles A Year From The Road Through £350m Investment

DHL and Mars UK have announced the opening of a new state of the art warehousing facility, London Thames Gateway. The opening marks the completion of Mars UK’s new world-class logistics operation, through a £350 million investment and partnership with DHL. The project will reduce Mars UK’s logistics carbon footprint by 7.7% and remove a million miles a year from roads – which is 40 times around the world. The new facility, standing at 42 meters makes it one of the tallest distribution centres in Europe and features 3,700 solar…

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Mars Wrigley pilots recyclable paper-wrapped Mars® bar in UK

In a UK-first, Mars, Incorporated is presenting its iconic Mars bar in the UK in paper packaging as part of a new pilot test to explore different packaging options.  Mars will produce the Mars bars wrapped in recyclable paper packaging that will be available for a limited time at Tesco stores.   After extensive development work and investments, the trial will achieve a significant reduction in plastic on the physical Mars bar – a significant step in its journey to innovate toward its packaging commitments.  Following the trial, Mars will use…

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