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Mars Africa is a wholly owned division of Mars Incorporated and encompasses three main divisions:

THE CHOCOLATE DIVISION
Housing some of the world’s top brands, Mars Africa has made a significant impact on South Africa’s robust chocolate market. Chocolate and food bring pleasure to people’s lives and Mars Africa believe that taking pleasure in food is part of a rich and enjoyable life, but must be part of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle. Brands include: M&M’S®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MARS®, BOUNTY®

THE FOOD DIVISION
With a focus on providing appealing, tasty, convenient and nutritious food for today‘s busy consumer, Mars Africa design products to be quick and easy to use, but with no compromise on quality and taste.  Health and nutrition and sustainability are recognized as fundamental to a resilient food business and underpin all business strategies. Brands include: ROYCO®, OXO® and MASTERFOODS®

THE PETCARE DIVISION
Mars Africa’s fundamental goal and belief is that pets and pet ownership should bring joy to your life, and are good for people of all ages and walks of life. Mars Africa enhances the magic of the relationship between pet lovers and their animals by offering high quality, enjoyable and nutritious premium petcare products.
Brands include: WHISKAS®, PEDIGREE®, SHEBA®, CESAR®, PERFECT FIT®, KITEKAT®

Mars Africa is very proud to have been voted 4th in the 2009 ‘Best Company to Work for in South Africa’ survey issued by Deloitte’s. We also celebrated our achievement as having highly engaged associates across the business and were amongst the first to attain the 80th percentile based on the Gallup database.

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