saving half for later by dividing the bar into multiple portions.
-- Maintaining US standards for real chocolate. In September 2007, Mars
Snackfood US broke ranks with other major manufacturers and announced
support of the current US Standard of Identity for chocolate, which does
not allow cocoa butter substitutes to be used in chocolate.
-- Leading global research into cocoa. Decades of Mars research has led to
major innovations in the areas of health via cocoa flavanols;
environmental, social and economic aspects via sustainable cocoa farming
programs; and the historic and cultural importance of cocoa via the
Historic Division of Mars, Incorporated and American Heritage Chocolate.
-- Supporting pilot programs designed to improve health and nutrition
curriculum. Mars has supported the Namaste Charter School in Chicago,
Illinois since 2005. The school has a unique curriculum in which
nutrition and physical activity are incorporated in classes throughout
the day. Mars provided a grant to enable the school to develop and put
their curriculum online to address the many inquiries they receive to
help other schools accomplish the same thing. Mars also recently
awarded 20 grants to teachers across the country who will implement
their plans to incorporate health and wellness into their classrooms.
-- Encouraging health and fitness among employees. Mars has continually
enhanced its Associate (employee) Wellness program with gyms in our
facilities, healthy cafeteria options, weight loss and smoking cessation
programs among many other benefits.
About Mars, Incorporated
Mars, Incorporated is a family-owned company that produces some of the
world's leading confectionery, food and petca
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