About Mars

Since 1932 Mars has been producing much loved brands in the UK. Employing nearly 4,000 Associates across several sites in the UK, we manufacture confectionery, food, petcare and drinks products, with brands including MARS, SNICKERS, GALAXY, MALTESERS, EXTRA, ORBIT, PEDIGREE, WHISKAS, UNCLE BEN’S, DOLMIO, KLIX and FLAVIA. Mars in the UK is part of Mars, Incorporated, a family owned company and one of the world’s leading branded manufacturers. How we work at Mars is guided by our Five Principles: Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom. Associates put our Mars Principles into action every day to make a difference for people and the planet through our performance.

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The Principles in Action Summary

Discover how we are making a difference to people and the planet through our performance and where we are still seeking the best way forward.
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Our Business Segments

We have five business segments in the UK: Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food and Drinks.

The Five Principles of Mars - Our Principles in Action

The Five Principles of Mars

The Mars Five Principles of Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom are the foundation of our culture and our approach to business.
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Our History

Since the birth of the iconic MARS bar in Slough in 1932, Mars UK has expanded to produce confectionery, food, petcare and drinks products in the UK.
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Global Leadership

Mars, Incorporated is governed by our board of directors, management team and global advisors.
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Where we operate

Mars UK is spread across several locations, with over 3,800 employees, which we call associates.

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