Hackettstown, NJ — Mars Chocolate North America is investing $70 million in its U.S. supply chain, adding approximately 250 jobs at sites across the country, the candymaker reports.
Demonstrating its dedication to U.S. manufacturing, this investment builds upon the $1 billion Mars has put back into its operations during the past five years across divisions. The candymaker reports its produces 95 percent of its products for domestic distribution in the U.S.
“Mars believes in the value of keeping our operations in America — it’s good for our people, our business and our consumers,” says Tracey Massey, president of Mars Chocolate North America. “This investment will create American jobs in communities across the country while also enabling us to offer more product innovation, choice and transparency to out consumers.”