Mars Associates sort through cocoa beans as part of Mars Symbioscience program

Mars Symbioscience (MSS) is the global health and life sciences segment of Mars, Incorporated.

First established in 2005, and headquartered in Germantown, Maryland, MSS serves as an incubator for business ideas generated throughout our segments. Its overarching mission is to develop and commercialize products, which are supported by evidence-based claims that positively impact the health and well-being of people, pets and the planet.

Bite-sized facts

  • More than 70 Associates

  • MSS brands include CocoaVia® Cocoa Extract Supplement and Cocoapro® Process.

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All our Symbioscience products

At Mars, we strive to make products that taste great, are of the highest quality and that people feel confident about enjoying themselves, feeding to their families and to their pets.