Introduction to Mars Petcare


About Mars, Incorporated

In 1911, Frank C. Mars made the first Mars candies in his Tacoma, Washington kitchen and established Mars’ roots as a confectionery company. 

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In the 1920s,Forrest E. Mars, Sr. joined his father in business and together they launched the MILKY WAY® bar. In 1932, Forrest, Sr. moved to the United Kingdom with a dream of building a business based on the philosophy of a “mutuality of benefits” for all stakeholders – this vision serves as the foundation of Mars, Incorporated today. Based in McLean, Virginia, Mars has net sales of more than $30 billion, six business segments including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks, Symbioscience, and approximately 70,000 Associates worldwide that are putting its Principles into action to make a difference for people and the planet through its performance.

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Mars Petcare

Headquartered in Brussels Belgium Mars Petcare has more than 33,000 associates in 199 locations around the world.  Mars Petcare has been producing pet foods since 1935, and today is one of the worlds leading pet care providers.  

Our top brands now include PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, BANFIELD® Pet Hospital, CESAR®, NUTRO®, SHEBA® and DREAMIES™

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Mars Petcare Nutrition Philosophy

Our nutrition philosophy is central to our strategic purpose to make a better world for pets. It reflects our respect for pets and the importance of the foods we make. At Mars Petcare we have always taken pet nutrition seriously and in 2010  we constructed our guiding principles for pet food and nutrition.  This philosophy builds on our historical approach and demonstrates our commitment to leading in the world of pet nutrition and care in the future.  

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Mount Olive NJ 07828

Phone Number: 1.9736913500
Email Address: contact@uk.mars.com
Registration number: 6649984
VAT Number: GB 209 3486 57
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