Mars Food to celebrate 35 years in Port City
by MBJ Staff
Published: December 11,2013
GREENVILLE — Mars Food North America, maker of Uncle Ben’s and Seeds of Change products, will mark 35 years in Greenville with an event Friday that will be attended by Mississippi Development Authority executive director Brent Christiansen, Greenville Mayor John Cox and other elected officials.
To commemorate the 35th anniversary, dignitaries will make special presentations, including a key to the city from Cox. Additionally, a magnolia tree will be planted at the site to mark the occasion in the “Magnolia State.”
Company officials will describe recent factory investments that are expected to total approximately $42 million through the end of this year and plans for expansion in the years ahead.
The event will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Mars Food Greenville Plant on North Broadway.
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