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Mars Expands Hackettstown, New Jersey, Production Operations

Mars, a maker of confectionery, snacks, food, and pet care products, plans to expand its production operations in Hackettstown, New Jersey.

The more than $70 million project will include a Research and Development Innovation Studio—including a new test kitchen and packaging lab—along with manufacturing efficiencies and advancements in food safety.

"At Mars, our commitment to quality and innovation has been at the center of our business for more than a century," said Anton Vincent, President Mars Wrigley North America and Global Ice Cream. "The continued investment in our Hackettstown site re-affirms our commitment to innovation in New Jersey and upskilling our Associates with best-in-class facilities to create more moments of everyday happiness for our consumers."

Mars Inc. is an American multinational manufacturer of confectionery, pet food, and other food products and a provider of animal care services.

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