Introduction to Mars Petcare


About Mars, Incorporated

We are a private, family owned business with rich history and some of the best loved brands in the world.

Mars is the global category leader in petcare, chocolate and gum. PEDIGREE®, WHISKAS®, ROYAL CANIN®, M&Ms®, SNICKERS®, MARS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, UNCLE BEN’S®, FLAVIA®, COCOAVIA®, BANFIELD® are just some of our brands.

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Mars has net sales of more than $30 billion and six business segments including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks and Symbioscience.

Today more than 80,000 Associates, working in 78 countries and 421 sites are working to make a difference for people and the planet guided by our Five Principles, Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom.

To learn more about Mars visit: www.mars.com 

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Mars Petcare

At Mars Petcare, we believe that pets make our lives better and that pet ownership brings joy and benefits that should be accessible to everyone.
With five Billion dollar brand brands including PEDIGREE®, WHISKAS®, ROYAL CANIN®, BANFIELD® and IAMS®, and a total of 39 brands in our portfolio, we are the global leader in pet nutrition and pet health.

With headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, we sell our products in over 60 countries, and have 74 manufacturing sites throughout the world and through our brands we touch the lives of more pets across more places and more occasions than any other company.

Our 40,000+ Associates share our love for all pets – big and small - and are guided by our Vision to make A Better World for Pets™.

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Mars Petcare Nutrition Philosophy

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.  It is central to our strategic purpose to make A Better World for Pets reflecting our respect for pets and the importance of the foods we make.

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