Mars presence in Indonesia consists of four operating businesses: Mars Symbioscience, Chocolate, Petcare, and Wrigley. Mars began operating in Indonesia in 1996 with the establishment of Mars Symbioscience’s processing and grinding facility for cocoa beans in Makassar, South Sulawesi. The international class plant is the first cocoa processing plant in Sulawesi. The plant processes 17,000 tons of cocoa beans each year into cocoa butter and cocoa powder.
Mars’ Symbioscience, Chocolate, Wrigley and Petcare businesses began operating in Indonesia in 2000. Some of the best-selling brands in Indonesia are Snickers, M & M’s and Dove within Chocolate business segment; Juicy Fruit®, Wrigley Spearmint® and Doublemint® within Wrigley business segment; and Pedigree®, Whiskas® and Royal Canin® within Petcare business segment.