Founded in 1911, Mars, Incorporated is one of the largest food companies in the world. Founder Frank C. Mars started the company in his Tacoma, Washington kitchen. His son Forrest E. Mars, Sr. joined the company in the 1920s. Today the company operates six business segments: Chocolate, Petcare, Food, Wrigley, Drinks and Symbioscience. Chocolate division brands including Milky Way, Snickers, M&Ms and Twix. The company is owned by the grandchildren of Frank Mars and employs 75,0000 people in over 70 countries.