By LeRoy Jones
Frank C. Mars and his wife lived in Tacoma, Washington, back in 1911, when they began making candy in their home kitchen. In 1920, Frank moved his family to Minneapolis, Minnesota, and into larger quarters. Here he created his first candy bar, called the Mar-O-Bar. He even named his candy making company the Mar-O-Bar Company. The Mar-O-Bar was not well received by the buying public.
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