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Mars Chocolate to Build New Manufacturing Facility at Kanza Fire Commerce Park

Mars Chocolate North America has broken ground for the construction of a modern manufacturing facility at the Kanza Fire Commerce Park in Kansas. This occasion announces the start of the initial phase of the project, in which the company expects to invest over $250MM and create full time jobs for around 200 people.

Mars and Kansas officials break ground for new chocolate facility in Topeka.

More than 400 people participated in the groundbreaking ceremony including Sam Brownback, Governor of Kansas, Mars family’s Victoria Mars and the President of Mars Chocolate North America and Latin America, Todd Lachman.

Mars conducted this official groundbreaking ceremony due to the latest declaration by the company to invest in U.S. manufacturing in order to meet up the rising demand for the iconic confectionery goods, which contains SNICKERS and M&M'S. This 350,000 sq. ft manufacturing facility is Mars Chocolate’s first location constructed in the U.S. in the 35 years.

The President of the company has stated that this new location signifies the commitment of Mars towards the manufacturing process in the U.S. Mars is proud to create new jobs in the heartland of America and is delighted to form partnership with Topeka community in the future years.

Kansas Governor has commented that the opportunities given through this new manufacturing facility are new jobs and the current fiscal growth. The state of Kansas and Topeka are benefited from this facility and the company is expecting a good future.

The company will construct this new facility to meet the foremost environmental standards, and this facility will strive to receive a LEED Gold Certification after the completion, which indicates the commitment of Mars to sustainability.

Source: http://www.mars.com/

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