History of Mars, inc.

Mars, Incorporated, founded in 1911 by Franklin Clarence Mars, began as a confectionery company in Tacoma, Washington. Its breakthrough came with the creation of Milky Way in 1923 and Snickers in 1930, propelling it to global recognition. Diversifying into pet care with Pedigree and Whiskas in the 1930s and expanding into food with brands like Uncle Ben's, Mars has become a leading privately-held company renowned for innovation and sustainability across multiple sectors.