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Mars opens €80m chocolate factory in Russia

Mars opens €80m chocolate factory in Russia

By Oliver Nieburg

Mars has opened a €80m (RUB 3.3bn) chocolate factory in Russia’s Ulyanovsk region as it looks to capture a greater share of the highest value BRIC chocolate market.

Fairtrade schemes are needed to avert serious global shortages of the

Mars urges action on cocoa to beat shortage

By Rick Pendrous

Urgent action was necessary to avoid the “bleak situation” of a serious global shortage of cocoa supplies within a decade, Fiona Dawson, president of Mars Chocolate UK, warned yesterday (June 12).

Mars: for work, rest and ... hosting a visit of MPs to see inside food and drink manufacturing

MPs tour Mars to ‘see inside food manufacturing’

By Mike Stones

Mars Chocolate UK in Slough – home of Mars, Snickers, Galaxy and Maltesers – hosted a visit by MPs and Peers yesterday (June 12) as part of ‘See Inside Manufacturing’ (SIM) initiative.

Mars chocolate: Confectionery group step up sustainable cocoa supply

Mars makes further strides to sustainable cocoa supply

By Nathan Gray

Confectionery giant Mars has made ‘significant’ progress in fulfilling its pledge to purchase its cocoa supply from certified sustainable sources after it announced plans to purchase nearly 90,000 tons of sustainable cocoa in 2012.

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Mars cleared by ad watchdog in Twitter marketing ploy

By Oliver Nieburg

The Uk’s Advertsiting Standards Authority (ASA) said Mars did not breach marketing regulations in its Snickers twitter campaign featuring footballer Rio Ferdinand and glamour model Katie Price.

Mars goes solar at Vegas site

Mars goes solar at Vegas site

By Oliver Nieburg

Mars Chocolate North America has opened a solar garden at a production facility in Henderson, Nevada that will provide 100% electricity during peak operating hours.

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