Mars is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products and offering services for people and the pets people love. With more than $35 billion in sales, the company is a global business that produces some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, ORBIT®, 5™, SKITTLES® and UNCLE BEN’S®. Mars Associates proudly take care of half of the world’s pets through our nutrition, health and services businesses such as Banfield™, BluePearl™, Pet Partners™, VCA™, AniCura and Linnaeus.
Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire our more than 125,000 Associates to take action every day to help create a world tomorrow in which the planet, its people and pets can thrive. Mars started business in Russia in 1991 and has invested over $2 billion in the Russian market. Currently, Mars has 10 factories and the Center for Pet Nutrition.