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Mars Chocolate recalled a number of its chocolate products over salmonella fears

Mars recalls chocolate over salmonella fears

By Matt Atherton

Mars Chocolate UK and Mars Ireland are recalling some Galaxy, Maltesers Teasers and Minstrels chocolate products, after routine testing revealed the presence of salmonella.

Wilks will walkout of Dairy Crest at the end of March

Dairy Crest executive md to quit

By Laurence Gibbons

Dairy Crest executive md Martyn Wilks will leave the firm on March 31 2015 to “pursue other interests”, after seven years in the role.

Cadbury Dairy Milk is top of the chocs

Top 10 UK chocolate brands: IRI

By Rod Addy

Cadbury Dairy Milk kept its position as top of the chocs in a chart of top 10 UK chocolate brands by value sales issued by market analyst Information Resources (IRI).

Fiona Dawson (right) introduced Michael Fallon (centre) to some of the R&D team

Mars Chocolate unveils new £6M R&D facility

By Mike Stones

Mars Chocolate’s new £6M research and development (R&D) facility will attract “world class expertise”, says business and enterprise minister Michael Fallon.

Mars: for work, rest and ... hosting a visit of MPs to see inside food and drink manufacturing

MPs tour Mars to ‘see inside food manufacturing’

By Mike Stones

Mars Chocolate UK in Slough – home of Mars, Snickers, Galaxy and Maltesers – hosted a visit by MPs and Peers yesterday (June 12) as part of ‘See Inside Manufacturing’ (SIM) initiative.

The popular Snickers bar will have its calorie content reduced to 250 or under as part of Mars' plan

Mars to cut chocolate product calorie count

By Dan Colombini

Chocolate manufacturer Mars has confirmed that it will cut the calorie content of all of its chocolate products to 250 calories or less in a bid to make its snacks healthier for consumers.

Mars won't chop and change

Mars won't chop and change

By Elaine Watson

Mars boss says the merger with Wrigley won't bring on a big round of job cuts

Life on Mars

Life on Mars

Nicknamed ‘the Kremlin’ and run by a reclusive family of billionaires, Mars is famously publicity-shy. But the world’s biggest confectionery firm is actually a great place to work, UK snackfoods md Fiona Dawson tells Elaine Watson

Mars sloughs jobs

Mars sloughs jobs

Despite Masterfoods' reassurances that an operating review was not focused on Slough (Food Manufacture January, p13), it will cut 500 jobs there with...

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