Forrest Mars Jr., Mars’s Billionaire Co-Owner, Dies at 84

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  • He oversaw the global expansion for M&Ms, Milky Way candies
  • Helped his two siblings run closely held company for 30 years

Forrest Mars Jr., the billionaire co-owner of Mars Inc. who helped oversee the U.S. candy maker’s global drive into new markets for M&M’s, Milky Way bars and Uncle Ben’s rice, has died. He was 84.

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