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Mars launches Ben's OriginalTM 10+ Medley microwavable meals

Mars launches Ben’s Original microwavable meals

Each serving has ten plant-based ingredients, such as whole grains, legumes, and vegetables.

M&M’s launches limited-edition Mocha Mudcake flavour

The new M&M’s Mocha Mudcake has a mocha mudcake fudge centre, covered in milk chocolate, and housed in a crisp shell.

What is aspartame and what does WHO’s pending cancer declaration mean?

More about the pending declaration of the popular sugar substitute aspartame as carcinogenic to humans by the World Heal...
Mars, P&G, Amcor, and Delterra invests USD$6 million to tackle plastic waste

Mars, P&G, Amcor, Delterra invest US$6 million into tackling plastic waste

The partnership comes in the lead-up to the second negotiating committee meeting for a Global Plastics Treaty, working t...

Mars to buy veterinary diagnostics firm Heska for US$1.3 billion

Heska Corp makes diagnostic equipment such as cancer screening tests for animals, and sells its products across the Unit...
Mars New Zealand appoints Emily Dowling as new General Manager

Emily Dowling appointed GM at Mars New Zealand

Dowling has more than 18 years of experience working in the FMCG sector across Australia and Europe, including Mars PetC...

Big brands set to miss plastic sustainability targets

Greenpeace said the report is evidence that voluntary corporate targets have failed and called on the U.N. to forge a tr...

Animal-free dairy startup Eden Brew wins $5m investment

Eden Brew co-founder and CEO Jim Fader said the company is making rapid progress toward developing the ‘holy grail’ of d...

Mars joins the race to net-zero emissions

According to Mars chief executive officer Grant Reid, the scale of societal intervention needs to be faster and bolder.

The man from Mars talks digital, diversity and staying relevant

Inside FMCG talks to Mars Food Australia GM Bill Heague.
Uncle Ben's

Uncle Ben’s rebrands as Ben’s Originals

Uncle Ben’s Rice is changing its brand name to Ben's Original and revising its packaging to remove imagery accused of pe...

FMCG leaders commit to reduce harmful online content

Unilever, Mars, P&G step up plans to create a responsible media supply chain.

This week in FMCG

This week's top stories in the FMCG sector.

Mars and Nestlé team up on chemical recycling

The partnership will explore options for currently non-recyclable plastic waste.

Mars Food Australia appoints new GM

Mars has welcomed veteran Bill Heague back to the Australian division to take up the role of general manager of Mars Foo...

Pinterest opening local office to cater to ANZ brands

The social platform hopes to better service local brands such as Woolworths and Mars.

Edible insects to fermented foods – Mars backs six innovative start-ups

Six food-focused start-ups have been selected to take part in Mars Australia's accelerator program.

Mars appoints Whirlpool exec to new strategy role as part of “transformation agenda”

Stokes will be responsible for overseeing Mars’ enterprise strategy, portfolio strategy and transformation agenda, in an...

This week in FMCG

The top headlines this week.

Mars launches Accelerator for food start-ups in partnership with FIAL

Seeds of Change is looking to fast-track growth of innovative food-focused start-ups.