Mars was established in 1911 and is still privately owned - making us one of the largest 'small family businesses' in the world. (see www.mars.com). Mars is a $25bn business operating in over 65 countries, with 50,000 associates producing and selling chocolate, pet care and food products. Established since 15 years in China, Mars is the leader of the chocolate and petfood market. We produce, locally in 3 factories, famous brands like Dove, M&M’s, Snickers, Pedigree, and Whiskas.