• Snickers parent company Mars Wrigley issues apology to China for suggesting Taiwan is an independent country

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Mars Wrigley advertisement received online backlash from Chinese citizens. NurPhoto/Getty Images
    Viral imagery from a Snickers promotional event claiming Taiwan as a country sparked backlash from Chinese public.
    Mars Wrigley issued an apology on the Chinese social media platform Weibo.
    Chinese officials issued sanctions on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday after her visit to Taiwan.
    The makers of the Snickers candy bar, Mars Wrigley, issued an apology to China on Friday after the company faced backlash for suggesting Taiwan is an independent country during a promotional event. The...
    Read more ...