US: Mars extends Bravo! licence
Bravo! Foods has announced that Masterfoods USA, a division of Mars, has extended its US licence for another five years from its original expiration date of 31 December 2007. The manufacturer of fortified flavoured milks now has the license to continue manufacturing Milky Way, 3Musketeers and Starburst branded chocolate milks until 31 December 2012.
"This transaction is a key milestone in the development of Bravo!" commented Roy Warren, Bravo's chief executive officer.
"We are delighted to be strengthening our relationship with Bravo! Foods International," stated Michele Brown, licensing director of Masterfoods USA. "The extension of our agreement with Bravo! is yet another validation of the success of joining the expertise of Bravo! in flavored milk drinks and the very popular brands of Masterfoods USA."
Food manufacturer Masterfoods is set to restock shops in New South Wales with Victorian Mars and Snickers chocolate bars following a statewide recall prompted by an extortion bid, according to the Aus...
Masterfoods has received a fresh threat of contamination to Snickers and Mars bars reports the Australian Associated Press....
Three million Mars and Snickers bars recalled following an extortion bid are being crushed and buried in the south Sydney suburb of Lucas Heights, reports the Australian Associated Press....
Snickers and Mars Bar manufacturer MasterFoods has received another threatening letter from the extortionist behind the chocolate bar contamination scare, the Australian Associated Press reported....
Food company Mars Incorporated has hired Catherine Woteki, dean of the College of Agriculture at Iowa State University since January 2002, and formerly Under Secretary of Food Safety at the US Departm...
The New South Wales Food Authority has reminded all retailers across NSW they were legally required to comply with the MasterFood's recall and remove all Mars and Snickers bars from sale....
TWO people have sought hospital treatment after eating chocolate bars at the centre of a contamination scare, while 19 have called a hotline complaining of illness, according to the Australian Associa...
Police in the Australian state of New South Wales are investigating a threat to contaminate Snickers and Mars bars, they said today (Friday)....
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