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2014-03-10 08:23:25

MCLEAN, Va., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mars, Incorporated announced today a new policy to help build a fully sustainable palm oil supply chain. This sees Mars commit to both industry leading standards and develop a fully traceable pipeline back to known palm oil processing mills by year-end 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110928/NY76189LOGO This policy is at the forefront of the business' strengthened commitment to tackle deforestation, and further supported by...

2013-12-03 04:24:10

Groundbreaking Collaboration of International Organizations Aims to Leverage Genomes of 100 African Orphan Crops To Improve Nutrition NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The African Orphan Crops Consortium (AOCC) today opened the African Plant Breeding Academy to help improve the livelihoods of Africa's smallholder farmers and their families, reduce hunger and boost Africa's food supply. AOCC's goal is to use the latest scientific equipment and techniques to genetically...

2013-10-22 16:23:38

World-leading and private-family owned food company ranked 22 on list of 25 World's Best Multinational Workplaces MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mars, Incorporated announced today that it has been recognized as one of the World's Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work®. The ranking is the world's largest annual study of workplace excellence and identifies the top 25 best multinationals in terms of workplace culture. Ranked 22 this year, Mars' position on the list...

2013-08-27 08:28:13

Specific Method is Critical for Measuring Cocoa Flavanols in Products CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mars, Incorporated, received the 2013 Multi-Laboratory Study of the Year award from AOAC International for a first-of-its-kind study designed to provide detailed information about composition of cocoa flavanols, a plant nutrient shown to have a range of proven human health benefits. The award recognizes a multi-laboratory study and method that demonstrates unique and...

2013-07-03 04:21:03

Mars hosts panel discussion with former US Secretary of Energy, Steven Chu; Mars Chief Agricultural Officer, Howard-Yana Shapiro; and 150 of the world's brightest young researchers LINDAU, Germany, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking at a panel held during the 63rd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany and hosted by Mars, Incorporated, Nobel Laureate and former US Secretary of Energy, Steven Chu, and Chief Agricultural Officer at Mars, Howard-Yana Shapiro, urged an audience of...

2012-10-08 07:24:53

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Creating a sustainable cocoa sector that can meet the chocolate industry's long-term demand for cocoa, the essential raw material for chocolate, while providing economic opportunities to cocoa farmers will require billions of dollars in agricultural investments across research, third-party certification and technology transfer to farmers, according to Mars, Incorporated, one of the world's leading chocolate manufacturers. To view the...

2012-07-18 02:23:18

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will be immersed in the dramatic arc of the nation's story in a multimedia exhibition focusing on the role of business and innovation in the United States from the mid-1700s to the present. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110928/NY76189LOGO ) Mars, Incorporated is the principal sponsor of "American Enterprise" (the working title), an 8,000-square-foot exhibition that will...

2012-06-14 22:20:13

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mars, Incorporated announced today that it has become a signatory of The Leadership Compact convened by The University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership - a statement of intent signed by global business leaders, committing to value and maintain the Earth's natural capital. The Leadership Compact, which will be signed by Mars, Incorporated ahead of the United Nation's Conference on Sustainable Development - Rio +20 - seeks to...

2012-05-11 10:22:05

NEW YORK, May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Mother's Day, Smile Train today announced a partnership with Mars Retail Group (MRG), a division of Mars, Incorporated. This multi-year effort will support surgeries for children in Ghana, Ivory Coast, China, India and Brazil. The initial goal of MRG is to support a surgery for each one of the company's 725 associates. The countries where surgeries will be funded are locations where Mars has a large presence and/or where cocoa is...

2012-05-11 06:25:14

NEW YORK, May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Mother's Day, Smile Train today announced a partnership with Mars Retail Group (MRG), a division of Mars, Incorporated. This multi-year effort will support surgeries for children in the United States, United Kingdom, Ghana, Ivory Coast, China, India and Brazil. The initial goal of MRG is to support a surgery for each one of the companies 725 associates. The countries where surgeries will be funded include locations where...