More than 75 years ago, Mars opened its doors in Newark to create the first M&M's as military rations. We are excited to come back to the community by opening a new market hub in 2020," said Mars Wrigley Confectionery U.S.
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Since food was being rationed in England at the time as well, the food included military rations. When someone in the audience wryly added, "Military rations included cigarettes at that time," Hall quickly put it in context.