Snickers Maker apologizes to China for referring to Taiwan as its own country

Written by Javed Iqbal

Mars Wrigley, the maker of the Snickers candy bar, apologized Friday for advertising material that referred to Taiwan as its own country.

The American candy maker had promoted what appeared to be an online event featuring South Korean boy band BTS in a video on social media. The video, intended for audiences outside of China, said participation was limited to people from certain countries and included a flag from Taiwan.

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