DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Iams pet food brand has new owners.
Proctor and Gamble sold Iams to Mars Incorporated for nearly $3 billion.
There are two Iams manufacturing locations in the Dayton region, one in Lewisburg and one in Vandalia.
Longtime area resident, Clay Mathile, sold Iams to Procter & Gamble in 1999 for $2 billion.
Mars is based in McLean, Virginia. It makes M&Ms, Snickers, Skittles and Pedigree dog foods among others.