Now Mars moves into India’s orbit

I couldn’t resist the headline. At one time a Mars bar and a pint of beer used to be lunch.

Mars Bar

Business Standard: Chocolate manufacturer Mars International India is all set to invest Rs 1,005 crore (over $160 million) to set up its manufacturing plant in Pune. The company, a wholly owned subsidiary of US-based Mars Inc., today signed an MoU with the Government of Maharashtra to set up a Greenfield project in Khed at Pune.

The manufacturing plant will be the first from in the country, which was so far importing its products Snicker and Galaxy. Mars has been selling its product in India for last four years.

The company said that the investment will generate 200 direct employment opportunity and indirect employment of over 1000 people.




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