N.J. approves $31m tax break for Mars candy maker, bringing 483 jobs to Newark

TRENTON — The state Economic Development Authority Tuesday approved a 10-year, $31 million tax enticement to the Mars candy company in Hackettstown that would bring 483 jobs to Newark, including 113 new jobs for New Jersey. Mega candy maker Mars Wrigley Confectionary US LLC executives are planning to expand in either New Jersey or Illinois, where…