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Every family has issues, the ones who resolve them succeed the test of time: This brief glimpse into the life of Forrest Mars (inventor of M&M) and his disagreement with this father (Frank C Mars, the founder).
“Born in 1904, [Forrest Mars] inherited the privately held company from his father, Frank, who developed the Milky Way candy bar in the 1920’s and quickly had a hit on his hands. Forrest Mars, however, is credited with suggesting some ingredients for the candy. The two ended up squabbling, and Forrest Mars went to England, where he marketed the Milky Way with some variations in the formula. During World War II, he returned to the United States and introduced a candy-coated chocolate that he named M & M’s, based on a popular European product.”–Link from Hays, Constance (1999, July 3). Forrest Mars, 95, Creator of the M&M and a Candy Empire. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/1999/07/03/business/forrest-mars-95-creator-of-the-m-m-and-a-candy-empire.html
What is the take away from the Mars family?