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Mars, Incorporated

Mars Incorporated
Company nameMars, Inc.
Company typePrivate
IndustryConfectionery manufacturing
Founded1911 in Tacoma, Washington, USA
1920 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Founder(s)Frank C. Mars
Headquarters6885 Elm Street, McLean, Virginia, USA
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleJohn Mars
Paul S. Michaels
(President and CEO)
ProductsMars  M&M's  Milky Way  Bounty  Snickers  Twix  Pedigree  Uncle Ben's  Skittles  Dove/Galaxy  Juicy Fruit  Spearmint  Doublemint  Freedent  Big Red  Extra  Winterfresh  Orbit  Eclipse  5  Hubba Bubba  Life Savers  Starburst
Revenue(+) US $30 billion (2010)
Owner(s)Mars family
Employees70,000 (2008)
SubsidiaryWrigley Jr. Company

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Mars, Incorporated is a worldwide manufacturer of confectionery, pet food, and other food products with US$30 billion in annual sales in 2010, 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, New Jersey), Petcare (Franklin, Tennessee), Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company (Chicago, Illinois), Food (Los Angeles, California), Drinks (West Chester, Pennsylvania), and Symbioscience (Rockville, Maryland).

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