About Us

Wrigley is a recognized leader in confections with a wide range of product offerings including gum, mints, hard and chewy candies, and lollipops. Wrigley's world-famous brands – including Extra®, Orbit®, Doublemint®, and 5™ chewing gums, as well as confectionery brands Skittles®, Starburst®, Altoids® and Life Savers® – create simple pleasures for consumers every day. 

With operations in approximately 50 countries and distribution in more than 180 countries, Wrigley's brands bring smiles to faces around the globe. The company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, employs approximately 17,000 associates globally, and operates as a subsidiary of Mars, Incorporated. Based in McLean, Virginia, Mars has net sales of more than $30 billion, six business segments including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks, Symbioscience, and more than 70,000 Associates worldwide that are putting our Mars Principles into action to make a difference for people and the planet through our performance.

Mars Incorporated A Part of Mars In 2008, Wrigley became a part of Mars, Incorporated, which has five other business segments: Chocolate, Petcare, Food, Drinks and Symbioscience. Learn more about Mars Heritage Timeline Heritage Timeline Founded in 1891, Wrigley has been delighting consumers, expanding into new geographies and adding innovative new products for over 100 years. View Timeline Global Innovation Center photo The Story of Wrigley Wrigley’s heritage is filled with stories of leadership, innovation, and integrity, but its origins begin over a century ago when a Chicago businessman decided to offer his customers a little “something for nothing.” Check it out
People People Make The Difference We aim to make a difference in people’s lives – from distributing oral care kits to volunteering in communities around the world. Learn more About Gum Learn a Little More From how gum was invented to how it's made today, the answers to your questions are all right here. Learn more Photo - Martin Radvan Leadership Martin Radvan, President, heads our leadership team. Learn more
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