Mars To Invest $237M In Salt Lake City Nature’s Bakery Facility


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Salt Lake City, UT — Mars, Inc. is establishing a 339,000-square-foot baking facility in Salt Lake City for its Nature’s Bakery products. The company projects to add more than 190 jobs to its Utah location and invest $237 million in its Utah facility.

“I am thrilled for our strategic expansion with the establishment of a cutting-edge baking facility in Salt Lake City,” says Steve Gardiner, CEO of Nature’s Bakery. “This investment marks a significant milestone in our brand’s ability to drive greater capacity to meet growing consumer and retailer demand. As a self-manufacturer, this facility joins our existing bakeries to reflect our commitment to innovation and quality, and underscores our confidence in the thriving business environment of Utah. We look forward to contributing to the local economy, cultivating community, and creating job opportunities as we further our brand purpose of nourishing families and enabling them to thrive.”

“This investment symbolizes our dedication to scaling our brands responsibly, upholding Mars’ pledge to be America’s prime destination for insurgent brands,” says Juan Martin, Health & Wellness president at Mars.

Nature’s Bakery’s new facility is scheduled to initiate operations in July 2025.