McLean-based Mars candy manufacturer is in the bidding for the well-known British candy company, Cadbury. According to Business Week, in addition to Mars, Cadbury is being wooed by Hershey, Kraft, and Nestle, among others.
After purchasing Wrigley last year for $23 billion, Mars is now the leading global confectionery company, followed by Cadbury. If Mars is able to succeed in purchasing Cadbury, that would make the McLean company in a league by their own.
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