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Mars Incorporated


Mars has been proudly family owned for over 100 years. It’s this independence that gives us the gift of freedom to think in generations, not quarters, so we can invest in the long-term future of our business, our people, and the planet — all guided by our enduring Principles.  We believe the world we want tomorrow starts with how we do business today. Our bold ambitions are matched with actions today from our 130,000 Associates in 80 countries around the world.

Some of our current initiatives are: Investing $1 billion over the next several years to become sustainable in a generation; working to improve the well-being for families around the world; leveraging and sharing our research to create a better world for pets.

Interested in building collaborations within these functional areas:
Sustainable diets, benefits of shared meals, nutrient dense foods (whole grains, nuts, fruits, vegetables, legumes), precision nutrition, bio-actives (e.g., cocoa flavanols) oral care, portion size

Support & Funding Opportunities:
Mars scientists conduct fundamental and applied research across our network of labs and research facilities in a wide range of fields, including plant science, human and pet health and nutrition, food science, materials science, and computational science. We also promote multidisciplinary research as well as cross-sector collaborations and exchanges with key external partners in universities, government departments, non-governmental organizations, and other businesses.

Career Support:
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Sustainability Support and Expertise:
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Business Overview

Kristin Herron Rubin, PhD
Director, Global Nutrition and Regulatory Affairs