ethelm.com was set up in 1978. The Ethel M Chocolate Factory is situated in Henderson, Nevada and keeps on delivering gourmet premium chocolate for the greater part of the Ethel M and Ethel's image chocolates. The organization appropriates their items essentially by means of telephone and web on their site in spite of the fact that they likewise work a few retail outlets situated in and around Las Vegas, Nevada. Likewise situated at this plant are the Ethel M Botanical Cactus Gardens (which include more than 300 types of betray plants), and a little branch of M&M's World. A part of an industrial facility is interested in the general population and guests can take independently directed visits.
Forrest E. Mars, Sr. made Ethel M Chocolates in 1978, which opened in 1980, as a venture to cure the fatigue he encountered in the wake of resigning . As indicated by specialist J.G. Brenner, "Forrest built up the wander in Nevada since it is one of only a handful few expresses that permitted the offer of alcohol filled cordials." He began Ethel M with two of his past partners, Alan Thomas, as General Manager, and Dean Musser, as CFO. Mars authorized specialist Stephen H. Edelblute to outline and manufacture the processing plant, previous confection industrial facility proprietor Fred Dent to help with building up his chocolates and Karen Grover, a late research right hand. Inside a couple of years of its opening "the organization had achieved yearly offers of $150 million, from seventy Ethel M stores all through the West."