Snickers Maker Apologizes to China for Referring to Taiwan as Its Own Country

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

The American candy-maker had been promoting what appeared to be an online event with the South Korean boy band BTS in a video on social media. The video, meant for audiences outside China, said attendance was restricted to people of certain countries, and included a flag of Taiwan.

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