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. Workers at three Cadbury plants have won an inflation-linked pay deal for the next two years, bringing employees relief from the squeeze on British households amid the rising cost of living. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... He said these would “set out further measures to safeguard national security, while ensuring the UK remains a global champion of free trade and investment”. Under rules introduced in 2011 after the much-criticised takeover of Cadbury by Kraft, which resulted in a factory being closed despite promises to the contrary, bidders must already make clear their plans for the target business, its employees and pension scheme. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Government backs tighter rules on takeover of UK companies image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 19th of September 2017 06:21:29 PM
.... He said these would “set out further measures to safeguard national security, while ensuring the UK remains a global champion of free trade and investment”. Under rules introduced in 2011 after the much-criticised takeover of Cadbury by Kraft, which resulted in a factory being closed despite promises to the contrary, bidders must already make clear their plans for the target business, its employees and pension scheme. ...
Cadbury staff get sweet relief from inflation with new pay deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 19th of September 2017 04:08:44 PM
. Workers at three Cadbury plants have won an inflation-linked pay deal for the next two years, bringing employees relief from the squeeze on British households amid the rising cost of living. ...
Pukka tea firm vows to stay ethical as PG Tips owner takes it over image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 7th of September 2017 08:15:55 AM
....The brand now has sales of about £30m, controlling just over a fifth of the UK fruit and herbal tea market as well as selling around the world, with Germany and the US its main export countries. The company employs 110 people in Bristol and next spring is to move into Cadbury’s former Somerdale factory in Keynsham, abandoned after the chocolate maker was taken over by US firm Kraft in 2010. ...
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Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 17th of August 2017 09:01:00 AM
....SPECIFIC FOOD ITEMS. From Tetley’s Teabags, Heinz Baked Beans and Cadbury Crème Eggs to straight up Branston Pickle and Bisto Gravy Granules, there are a whole bunch of British foods that UK citizens have been known to crave when living abroad. ...
Brexit is a chance for farming reform – but we must get the policy right | Ngaire Woods image
.... A 2005 investigation found that the £3bn ($3. 9bn) in subsidies that the UK receives from the CAP went largely to major agribusiness and food-manufacturing companies, such as Nestlé, Cadbury, and Kraft. ...
Toblerone shape not distinctive enough for trademark, Poundland claims image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 17th of August 2017 05:00:03 AM
....Poundland also says the 12-chunk registered version is no longer on sale in the UK, where an 11-chunk bar has been sold since about 2010. The legal row echoes Nestlé’s long-running battle with rival Cadbury, also owned by Mondelēz, to trademark the shape of the KitKat bar in the UK. ...
Fairtrade chief defends cocoa sourcing scheme with Cadbury owner image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of August 2017 04:55:37 PM
. The chief executive of the Fairtrade Foundation has defended a controversial partnership with Cadbury owner Mondelēz and the creation of a rival sustainable cocoa sourcing scheme. ...
Green & Black’s new bar shows Fairtrade is under threat. But we still need it | Lucy Siegle image
. Last night I dreamed of Mondelēz, (as in the transnational food and snack company that acquired Cadbury as Kraft and then changed its name). ...
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.... They can see what should be obvious: that lowering governance standards will damage London’s reputation and be bad for business in the long run. “Where’s Irene?” was a familiar refrain during 2010, when Kraft’s chief executive Irene Rosenfeld refused to turn up to a parliamentary committee investigation into the US company’s takeover of Cadbury. ...
Green & Black's new UK chocolate bar will be neither organic nor Fairtrade image
....Green & Black’s is launching its first UK chocolate bar that is neither organic nor Fairtrade-certified. The move by the organic chocolate maker – owned by US food giant Mondelēz International, parent of Cadbury – is likely to further undermine the Fairtrade movement amid concerns about a proliferation of rival alternatives. ...
Mock chocs: is Poundland’s cut-price confectionery the answer to shrinkflation? image
.... But what about the rest of the discount retailer’s range? Can they compete on flavour? The proof of the pudding is in the eating, so let’s get sick. Unimaginatively named, but so were Cadbury’s. ...
Boots ends 130 years of manufacturing as it sells off factories image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of July 2017 12:24:08 PM
.... This is an unsettling time for members as it is not clear at this point what the impact of the sale will be,” he added. The deal will raise fears of the kind of closures that followed US food group Kraft’s takeover of Cadbury. ...
Sainsbury’s finds itself in hot water over Fairtrade tea | Letters image
.... “Trying to bring clarity” to an environment with many different standards and labels (try to name more than three, Mr Coupe) by introducing yet another is not likely to succeed. History suggests that by taking back control, Sainsbury’s (following a lead by Cadbury) will bring benefits to the company and its shareholders rather than to its partner producers in the developing world. ...
Jeremy Corbyn sacks three frontbenchers over single market vote image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 09:33:48 PM
....Three Labour frontbenchers have been sacked for defying Jeremy Corbyn and backing a call for the UK to stay in the single market after Brexit. Ruth Cadbury, Catherine West and Andy Slaughter had supported Chuka Umunna's amendment to the Queen's Speech. ...
Move by UK supermarkets threatens to bring Fairtrade crashing down image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 24th of June 2017 11:02:13 PM
....For a while the corporates were happy to pay and have their supply chains independently audited, but in recent years some of the biggest have decided to go it alone. High street chains including Costa, Starbucks and McDonald’s, and producers such as Unilever, M&S and Mondelez/Cadbury, have all devised their own schemes. ...
Selling up or selling out? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 11:18:14 PM
...."If you talk to founders three or so years after the acquisition - you find most are disillusioned," he says. William Kendal, one a group of investors who took over Green & Blacks in 1999 - and was also its chief executive - says he now regrets selling the ethical chocolate brand to Cadbury in 2005. ...
Paul Polman: ‘I could boost Unilever shares. But cutting costs is not our way’ image
....What would a more level playing field look like? Polman is full of suggestions: voting rights that favour long-term investors; tax reforms that examine disparities between capital gains and income taxes; and better transparency regimes to reveal beneficial owners. He’s also not a fan of the UK’s shortened bid timetables – a reform that was actually introduced after Kraft’s takeover of Cadbury in 2010 to help defending companies combat lengthy “bear hug” bids. ...
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....Morrison’s comments were telling and reveal that Elliott, which once seized an Argentinian warship to extract debt repayment from the Buenos Aires government, may have underestimated the attachment Australians feel towards its corporate champions. While people in the UK are used to seeing companies and utilities bought and sold to the highest bidder – Cadbury, ICI, British Steel and Jaguar Land Rover have all disappeared or gone into foreign hands – Australians appear more attached to their big names, especially ones worth billions and which have paid handsome dividends to shareholders and pension funds down the years. ...
Nestle fails to trademark four-fingered KitKat shape image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 11:25:05 AM
....Court of Appeal judges in London have stuck two fingers up to Nestle's attempts to trademark the shape of its famous four-fingered KitKat bar. The ruling is the latest twist in a decade-long UK chocolate wars saga between Nestle and Cadbury. ...
KitKat foiled again in attempt to trademark four-fingered bar's shape image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 09:31:17 AM
....It’s enough to make anyone need a sit-down with a cup of tea and a four-fingered chocolate wafer biscuit. The confectionery multinational Nestlé has lost the latest round of its long-running battle with rivals Cadbury to trademark the shape of the KitKat bar in the UK. ...
Employers add a ‘cheap place to live’ to list of staff perks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 7th of May 2017 06:00:25 AM
....Of course, low-cost or even free housing for workers isn’t a new concept. Benevolent Victorian industrialists such as George Cadbury and Joseph Rowntree famously built whole estates and villages (see below), and major employers such as the army have long provided subsidised accommodation, as have some schools, hotels etc (this week we found a job ad for a sous chef at a hotel in Dartmouth, Devon, where you pay just £75 a week for your accommodation, which includes all bills). ...
Can’t we stop colossal firms taking over small businesses? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 01:08:04 PM
.... Why should I add one penny more to her immense fortune?. And aren’t there enough Tescos already? How come these massive outfits are allowed to take over smaller outfits, whether the smaller ones want them to or not? Remember Kraft’s takeover of Cadbury in 2010? Afterwards, the chocolate bars shrank, the Somersdale factory closed, goodbye to 500 jobs, and the company stopped working with Fairtrade and changed from “a force for social good to the worst example of brutal corporate capitalism”, as the Independent put it. ...
Cadbury backlash: Is making chocolate in New Zealand worth it? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 11:56:24 PM
....Can you make enough money from manufacturing chocolate in New Zealand to make it worthwhile?. Chocolate giant Cadbury is facing a backlash as it closes its Dunedin factory, but a local rival is enjoying huge success operating in the country and is expanding globally. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 11:56:24 PM
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 03:19:43 PM
.... Most are travelling to families rather than to church," one user wrote. It comes after Cadbury and the National Trust were criticised for apparently dropping the word Easter from their egg hunts. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 11:14:15 PM
....The fervour surrounding the Christian festival has reached such fever pitch that the home and lifestyle gurus at Good Housekeeping magazine recently declared the occasion "a second Christmas". Theresa May criticises Cadbury over Easter egg hunt. ...
Advertising fail image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 01:57:06 PM
....German skincare brand Nivea also said sorry over its "white is purity" deodorant advert that was deemed discriminatory and racially insensitive. Meanwhile, in the UK, the Co-op supermarket was accused of "outrageous sexism" in an advert for chocolate Easter eggs that encouraged parents to "treat your daughter for doing the washing up", while Cadbury was criticised after dropping the word "Easter" from its egg hunts. ...
Cadbury 'very proud of role in Easter' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 04:08:02 PM
. Cadbury responds to criticism that it has removed the word Easter from its organised Easter egg hunts. ...
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No yolk: Cadbury and National Trust say Easter egg row is nonsense image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 05:15:40 PM
....For many, it was a storm in an egg cup. But the supposed removal by Cadbury and the National Trust of references to Easter from material promoting egg hunts across the country was enough to divert the prime minister’s attention from international diplomacy and trade to garishly-wrapped confectionery. ...
Poundland takes on Asda with low-cost clothing range image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 05:34:00 PM
....Williams said Poundland would also be fighting against so-called “shrinkflation” – in which prices were held while products dropped in size – by cutting costs, pushing for better deals with suppliers and replacing third party brands with own label. The retailer has already dropped After Eights in favour of its own Mint Nights and Cadbury’s Egg ‘n’ Spoon chocolate eggs in favour the own-label Spoon it Out. ...
Improve shared parental leave to cut gender pay gap, urge MPs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 05:00:19 AM
....Dawn Butler MP. Ruth Cadbury MP. ...
Austerity bites? Less chocolate for your money as packets shrink image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 12:05:16 AM
....Shrinkflation started during the last recession and in recent years chocolate-lovers have been regularly targeted. Last year Mondelēz, the American food giant that owns Cadbury, caused a furore after it cut the weight of Toblerone bars by widening the gaps between the chocolate “peaks”. ...
Cadbury says chocolate could get smaller after Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 01:56:19 PM
. Cadbury has said it may have to raise prices or shrink the size of its products after Brexit, but has committed to staying in the UK. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 09:18:25 AM
....Mr Bernard welcomed his replacement in a statement. "He is a very experienced board director with strong branding and consumer credentials gained at companies such as Unilever, Cadbury Schweppes and InterContinental Hotels. ...
Viagogo snubs MPs' inquiry into online ticket reselling image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 10:57:46 AM
....It is extremely rare for company executives to refuse to appear at a select committee inquiry. Irene Rosenfeld, then boss of food group Kraft, provoked fury when she twice ignored an invitation to face MPs over the US company’s controversial £12bn takeover of Cadbury’s. ...
Unilever is safe, but we need better defences against short-term capitalism image
.... In no time, Unilever’s shareholder register would have been populated by merger arbitrage funds. The target could have been served up neatly, as Cadbury was to Kraft in 2010. ...
UK government should help companies targeted by foreign bids, says Unilever image
.... Theresa May has previously said the government should have more powers to block predatory bids for companies in important industries for the economy. The prime minister has indicated she would have blocked Kraft’s takeover of Cadbury in 2010 and Pfizer’s failed attempt to buy pharmaceuticals group AstraZeneca. ...
Charlotte Hogg’s exit raises tough questions for Bank of England | Nils Pratley image
....It’s also hard to know if lengthening the takeover timetable, as Polman suggests, would help. So-called “put up or shut up” clauses were introduced after Cadbury succumbed to Kraft’s bear hug in 2010. ...
Unilever chief calls for tougher takeover safeguards image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 07:14:02 PM
....The so-called "put up or shut up rule" was changed in 2011 by the Takeover Panel, the body which polices mergers and acquisitions, so that from the day a company announces it has received an approach, the business making the offer has 28 days to put forward a firm bid. This was in response to another, but this time successful, bid by Kraft, which bought confectionery group Cadbury for £11. ...
'Timid' financial regulator needs more powers, Lord Myners says image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 11:03:29 AM
.... . It is 25 years since the Cadbury code was published, which put in place most of the rules governing public company practices and is overseen by the FRC. ...
More than half of new-build homes in England 'have major faults' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 07:01:10 AM
.... The West Midlands ranked as the worst region, with 93% of families unable to purchase an average-priced new home. In the report, titled New Civic Housebuilding, the charity calls for a return to building good-quality, affordable homes like the model villages for Cadbury workers at Bournville, the red brick developments of the Peabody and Guinness estates, the Victorian and Georgian terraces in Edinburgh and Bath, and the garden cities of Letchworth and Welwyn. ...
Fairtrade campaigners fear Brexit impact image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 04:19:59 PM
.... . Last year, Cadbury's parent company, Mondelez, decided to abandon its Fairtrade certification in favour of its existing in-house fair trade scheme, Cocoa Life. ...
UK plans draft response to foreign takeovers after failed Unilever bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 03:07:18 PM
.... However, a week earlier in her campaign speech shortly before she became prime minister, May signalled a willingness to take a more interventionist role in foreign takeovers. She highlighted Kraft’s takeover of Cadbury’s, and Pfizer’s failed bid for AstraZeneca, as examples of deals that could have benefited from closer government scrutiny. ...
Theresa May must take £115bn hint from Kraft Heinz's failed Unilever bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of February 2017 07:33:19 PM
....Nor should it have required genius to see that Kraft Heinz’s charmless approach to business would be viewed with suspicion elsewhere. Kraft is chiefly remembered in the UK for reneging on a jobs promise made during the takeover battle for Cadbury in 2010. ...
How Unilever foiled Kraft Heinz's £115bn takeover bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of February 2017 07:15:00 PM
....While business minister Greg Clark spoke to Unilever and Kraft on Friday, government sources played down reports that Kraft was put off by the threat of intervention from government. But Kraft Heinz will have been aware of Theresa May’s scepticism over foreign takeovers, including the controversial takeover of Cadbury by Kraft in 2010 when it reneged on commitments to save jobs. ...
Kraft Heinz withdraws Unilever takeover bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of February 2017 05:28:53 PM
....But the strength of resistance to the proposal saw Kraft decide over the weekend to back away. As well as Unilever’s clear reluctance, unions had raised fears over jobs, and discussions had started with the business secretary, Greg Clark, over a move that appeared to have strong echoes of the takeover of Cadbury’s by Kraft in 2010, a deal singled out for criticism by Theresa May last year. ...
Unilever to mount fierce defence against Kraft Heinz after rejecting £115bn offer image
.... Chip designer Arm Holdings was snapped up for £24bn by Japan’s Softbank, while Rupert Murdoch’s Fox has taken the opportunity to bid for the 39% stake in satellite broadcaster Sky that it does not already own. Before its merger with Heinz in 2015, Kraft came under fire in the UK for its conduct during the prolonged battle to take over Cadbury, which was later included in the Mondelez snacks business that the US firm spun off in 2012. ...
Sadiq Khan: government must pay drivers £3,500 to scrap diesel cars image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of February 2017 07:05:00 AM
....Ministers are also concerned about other sources of pollution, including from wood-burning stoves in homes. Asked about air pollution in the capital by London MP Ruth Cadbury earlier this month, Theresa May said: “This government takes the issue of air quality very seriously. ...
UK inflation warnings intensify as service sector costs rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of February 2017 01:43:13 PM
....6%, and some forecasters see it going above 3% this year. Food companies have blamed higher costs for imported ingredients as they raise prices in the shops on goods such as Marmite, Cadbury’s Freddo bars and Weetabix. ...
Weetabix warns it may raise prices due to fall in pound since Brexit vote image
.... “We would always look to mitigate cost pressure, but unfortunately we are unable to cover all of the cost impacts we’ve been faced with recently,” it said in a statement. Several food companies, including Unilever, which owns Marmite and Magnum ice cream, the Mr Kipling maker Premier Foods, and Mondelez International, the owner of Cadbury, have increased prices in the UK or warned they will do so to offset the weakness of the pound. ...
Toblerone maker to hike price of Cadbury's Freddo bars image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 05:00:24 PM
. The company which cut the weight of Toblerone bars by widening the gaps between the chocolate peaks is now slapping a 20% price rise on Cadbury’s Freddo bars. ...
FTSE 100 closes at new high in longest-ever winning streak image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 12:19:08 PM
.... Then the market was boosted by Blair’s attempts to distance himself from previous Labour administrations and the trade unions, his move to abandon nationalisation and income tax rises, and the decision to give the Bank of England independence to set interest rates. The FTSE 100 itself was a very different creature, with just one mining company in the form of RTZ, now Rio Tinto, a large proportion of consumer goods groups such as Cadbury Schweppes, EMI, Bass and Allied Domecq, and several utilities including Thames Water, PowerGen and Scottish Power. ...
Is Cadbury's move the end for Fairtrade? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 28th of November 2016 06:00:54 PM
. News that the UK's best known chocolate brand, Cadbury, is abandoning its Fairtrade certification has caused some concern in the food industry. ...
Skyscanner sold to China's Ctrip in £1.4bn deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 05:04:39 AM
....Anxiety about takeovers from abroad has been fuelled by the £24bn takeover of semiconductor firm ARM Holdings earlier this year by Japan’s Softbank. Other controversial foreign takeovers in recent years include the £12bn sale of Cadbury’s to US snacks firm Kraft in 2010 and the sales of department store House of Fraser and toy emporium Hamley’s to Chinese investors. ...
George the bear seeks new followers as Hofmeister lager returns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 06:16:47 PM
....Familiarity with the Hofmeister name, said Chambers, has already helped secure private funding from investors in the City of London. But marketing and PR expert Mark Borkowski – instrumental in the social media campaign that persuaded Cadbury’s to bring back Wispa – thinks Hofmeister’s “Eurofizz” reputation means they have a tough job ahead. ...
Bringing home the bacon? Price of pork hits two-year high image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 18th of November 2016 07:12:55 PM
.... Britons’ love of bacon means manufacturers have to import loin to satisfy demand, whereas there is sufficient domestic supply of the belly and shoulder cuts used to make sausages. Last week, Premier Foods, the group behind brands such as Mr Kipling and Cadbury cakes, signalled price rises were on the horizon as the price of butter soared 80%, while wheat and edible oils were up 40% due to a combination of commodity price rises and currency exchange rate pressure. ...
Lighter way to enjoy Maltesers? Mars shrinks sharing bags by 15% image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 18th of November 2016 04:16:59 PM
....”. “Shrinkflation” first surfaced during the last recession and in recent years chocolate lovers have been increasingly shortchanged: Mars and Snickers bars have got smaller; a 1kg Quality Street tin has slimmed down to 820g and a six-pack of Cadbury’s Creme Eggs has been whittled down to five. ...
Cost of cake set to rise, says Mr Kipling maker image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of November 2016 07:15:13 PM
. The cost of cake will soon be on the rise, Premier Foods, the maker of Mr Kipling and Cadbury cakes, has warned as it said the price of ingredients had shot up dramatically in the past few months. ...
We do mind the gap! Who has cut down Toblerone’s triangles? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of November 2016 11:51:55 AM
....Wait a second, did you say Mondelēz? I did. Isn’t that the company that bought Cadbury in 2009? Now you come to mention it, yes. ...
Lloyd's of London considers setting up EU subsidiary image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of September 2016 08:17:33 AM
....Lloyd's, one of Britain's oldest institutions, is the world's leading insurance and reinsurance market and houses around 90 syndicates. It focuses on specialist markets, such as marine, energy and political risk, and this year insured the taste buds of a Cadbury's chocolate taster. ...
Cadbury's owner Mondelez scraps takeover bid image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of August 2016 12:15:03 AM
.... Mondelez shares rose by almost 4%. Mondelez brands include Cadbury chocolate and Trident chewing gum. ...
Coffee for votes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of August 2016 11:16:00 PM
....The idea that brands might encourage us to be better citizens is not new. UK chocolate manufacturer Cadbury and US carmaker Ford invested heavily in the towns where their employees lived in the 19th and 20th Centuries, and in return expected workers to uphold certain values - both in and outside work. ...
Executive pay image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 8th of August 2016 03:51:55 PM
....What could be done? . There were various reports into corporate governance in the 1990s (Cadbury, Greenbury and Hampel) which pondered, among other things, how executive pay should be decided. ...

Princess Beatrice said to have split from boyfriend of 10 years Dave Clark
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.... A spokesman for Buckingham Palace did not deny the split. Mr Clark is son to Michael Clark, a wealthy American lawyer who was head of the legal counsel at Cadbury Schweppes. ...
Hershey rejects $23bn Mondelez takeover offer image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 30th of June 2016 09:26:53 PM
....Hershey has rejected a $23bn (£17bn) offer from Mondelez that would bring some of the world's best known biscuit and chocolate brands under one roof. A deal would have merged the maker of the famous Hershey's chocolate bar with Mondelez's Oreo and Cadbury brands. ...

Cadbury descendant launches chocolate gift delivery brand Love Cocoa
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 30th of June 2016 03:00:25 PM
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 19th of April 2016 11:15:50 PM
....In some cases, the obesity crisis has been used as a reason to cut the size of high sugar and fat items, but some observers suggest it is more to do with profits. Last year, Cadbury’s angered its loyal customers when it cut the size of Creme Eggs and took two biscuits out of boxes of Fingers. ...
Sports Direct's Mike Ashley to be ordered to appear before MPs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of March 2016 01:13:38 PM
.... Murdoch and his son James eventually appeared at the committee after the deputy sergeant-at-arms was sent to deliver formal summonses in person. Also in 2011, the boss of Kraft, Irene Rosenfeld, refused to attend parliament to answer questions about the US food company’s acquisition of Cadbury’s, sending members of her team instead. ...
Did you hear the one about Paddy Power Betfair? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 6th of March 2016 09:00:30 AM
.... It is, of course, the annual shortage of Easter eggs. On Friday the hunt for these precious treats kicked off again – with a yarn explaining how this year’s production might be disrupted by 200 striking Cadbury workers. ...
Mars recalls chocolate bars in 55 countries after plastic found in product image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of February 2016 03:44:14 PM
.... If the problem is more serious the recall would drag and the lost sales would go up. In the meantime, we would expect Mondelēz [maker of Cadbury] and Nestle [maker of KitKat], as well as Ferrero, to benefit. ...
The enduring popularity of expat shops image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of February 2016 12:09:27 AM
....A UK radio station hums in the background as the English staff help customers. On the shelves around the store in the city of Cologne, are the staples of British shopping baskets - everything from Cadbury's chocolate, to Bisto gravy granules, PG Tips tea, Heinz baked beans, Walkers crisps, and cans of Carling lager. ...
Warning signs were there for Tesco – what on earth was it doing? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of January 2016 07:25:43 PM
....Ken Hanna was chairman of the audit committee for much of the period investigated by the GCA, and another leading light was Patrick Cescau, also Tesco’s senior independent director. Both spent their executive lives at big suppliers – Cadbury Schweppes and Unilever, respectively – so could hardly plead that the rough and tumble of the grocery trade was unfamiliar territory. ...
Unilever to shrink Magnum and Cornetto in bid to cut calories image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 22nd of January 2016 12:26:38 PM
.... Several confectionary companies have also cut the size of their snacks in response to the government’s anti-obesity drive. Cadbury pledged 18 months ago to stop making and selling chocolate bars in the UK that contain more than 250 calories. ...
Nestle to appeal in KitKat battle image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 20th of January 2016 01:47:11 PM
....Confectionery giant Nestle will appeal against a High Court decision that denies it the right to trademark its four-fingered KitKat in the UK. It is the latest ruling in a long running battle with Cadbury. ...
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Nestlé loses high court battle to trademark shape of KitKat image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 20th of January 2016 12:22:58 PM
....Nestlé has failed in its attempt to trademark the shape of KitKat in the UK, opening the door for rivals to launch copycat products. The high court ruling on Wednesday was the culmination of a long-running legal battle between Nestlé and Cadbury that has involved hearings in Britain and courts elsewhere in Europe. ...
Cadbury Creme Egg hammered by £6m sales drop after unpopular recipe change image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 12th of January 2016 11:35:00 AM
....At the time, consumers reacted with anger over the changes to the popular eggs. It comes after Cadbury was taken over by Mondelez, part of the American firm Kraft. ...
Slaughter & May picks deal-maker as new leader image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 7th of January 2016 05:43:43 PM
.... Slaughter has 112 partners, almost all of whom are based in London, as well as 1,100 other staff. Its mergers and acquisitions practice, led by Mr Cooke, has recently acted for Shire during its abandoned tie-up with US rival Abbvie, Cadbury during its hostile takeover by Kraft, and Autonomy while it was bought by Hewlett-Packard. ...
Ex-Sainsbury's boss backs his own members' club image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 2nd of January 2016 05:00:37 PM
.... . The club is home to 265 companies, from start-ups seeking a London base to global giants including Tesla, Elon Musk’s electric car company, and Cadbury owner Mondalez, which use the clubs for meetings. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 28th of December 2015 09:00:25 AM
. It was the year Cadbury’s caused outrage among chocolate lovers by changing the recipe for its beloved Creme Egg, and fizzy drinks giant Coca-Cola was tricked into tweeting out large chunks of Hitler’s Mein Kampf. ...

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