McLean, Virginia / Berlin, June 27 2019 – Mars, Incorporated today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a significant majority stake in foodspring, a direct-to-consumer targeted nutrition company based in Berlin and led by its founders. On completion of the transaction, foodspring will remain a standalone business led by the founders within Mars Edge, a segment of Mars, Incorporated. It will continue to operate out of its headquarters in Germany.
Mars, Incorporated Partners with Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) to Foster Foodtech Solutions in Israel
Jerusalem, Israel; McLean, Virginia – May 15th, 2019 – Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), a leading international venture capital fund, announced today a new partnership with Mars, Incorporated, on a first-of-its-kind research and development agreement in Israel aiming to pursue innovative tech solutions for global food, agriculture and nutrition challenges.
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Powerful messages — and provocations — were offered by Jean-Christophe Flatin, President of Innovation, Science, Technology & Mars Edge, and others at the 2019 Responsible Business Forum’s “Economics of Mutuality: Putting Purpose into Practice.”
Jean-Christophe Flatin, president, Innovation, Science, Technology & Mars Edge at Mars shares how forward-thinking collaboration is at the heart at helping to solve the global nutrition challenge.