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Mars relaunches Alert gum in US

Mars relaunches Alert gum in US

Mars has brought back its Alert caffeine-enhanced chewing gum to the US market, four years after pulling the product amid regulatory concerns over the use of the product in food and drink products.

What next for the new Mars Wrigley Confectionery… and for Warren Buffett?

What next for the new Mars Wrigley Confectionery… and for Warren Buffett?

Mars has moved to take full control of Wrigley, buying the minority stake held in the chewing gum maker by Warren Buffett. The deal could create a stronger competitor, particularly in the US, but there are some more strategic questions for Mars to answer, while the transaction can only add to Buffett's firepower should he wish to make more acquisitions in the food industry, writes Dean Best.

Wrigley integration to hit jobs – Mars

Wrigley integration to hit jobs – Mars

Mars Inc has said there will be an impact on jobs from the combination of its chocolate business with Wrigley - but the US food giant insisted the creation of Mars Wrigley Confectionery is "about growth".

Wrigley launching Juicy Fruit gum in Russia

Mars Inc subsidiary Wrigley is investing RUB600m (US$10m) in modernising its manufacturing facility in St Petersburg, Russia, to support the launch of a "Russian-developed" Juicy Fruit chewing gum product. Wrigley Russia…

Mars expands Skittles production in US

Mars Inc has moved to increase its production of Skittles in the US to meet "rising demand". The company is adding the manufacture of Skittles to a site in Yorkville,…