Mars is a leading food company behind many of Ireland’s best loved brands. Spanning Petcare, Confectionery, Food, Gum and Ice Cream our portfolio of brands includes Dolmio®, Uncle Ben’s®, Maltesers®, M&M’s®, Pedigree®, Whiskas®, Extra® and Skittles®.
As part of Mars Incorporated, one of the world’s largest privately owned family businesses, we have a heritage spanning over 100 years. We’re guided by our Five Principles– Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – and believe that the world we want tomorrow starts with how we do business today. Combining this belief with science we have developed our Sustainable in a Generation Plan – to help us to grow in a way we can be really proud of.
In 2018, Mars Ireland supported 74 community organisations across Ireland, including Foodcloud, National Spring Clean Sponsorship, Green Schools, Jigsaw and ISPCA. Through these community links, our employees gave 148 volunteer hours and fundraised €5,730, in addition to company support of €193,400 in cash donations and €237,500 worth of in-kind donations.