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By David Keene
Allowing states to innovate could reduce dependency on bureaucracy
Topic - Mars, Incorporated
Mars, Incorporated is a worldwide manufacturer of confectionery, pet food and other food products with US$30 billion in annual sales in 2008, and is ranked as the 5th largest privately-held company in the United States by Forbes. Headquartered in McLean, unincorporated Fairfax County, Virginia, USA, the company is entirely owned by the Mars family. Mars operates in six business segments in the U.S.: Chocolate (Hackettstown, NJ) , Petcare (Franklin, TN), Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company (Chicago, IL), Food (Los Angeles, CA), Drinks (West Chester, PA) & Symbioscience (Rockville, MD). - Source: Wikipedia
Procter & Gamble is crying uncle on the edible business so it can focus on its core brands like Tide detergent and Pampers diapers.
Americans aren't losing their taste for chocolate. Need proof? Look to Kansas, where candy giant Mars Inc. is operating its first new plant in 35 years to churn out millions of sweets every day.
Mars Inc. is confident in Americans' sweet tooth. The candy giant has built a $270 million plant - its first in North America in 35 years - in Kansas that will churn out millions of chocolate bars and other sweets each day.
Officials with candy maker Mars Inc. say they expect a new plant in Kansas to be producing millions of chocolates to satisfy America's collective sweet tooth for a half-century.