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Cadbury is a British firm that is the second largest confectionery company in the world after Mars. The business was established in Birmingham in 1824 by John Cadbury. A chocolate-making factory was built at Bournville in 1879 and the Cadbury World visitor attraction opened alongside it in 1988, followed by a chocolate research centre in 2012. Cadbury’s UK operation is based at Bournville in Birmingham, while the company’s head office is in Uxbridge, London.

Women working on a production line at Cadbury's in 1966.

Cadbury Bournville can't return to 'days of women in hair nets'

Cadbury workers must accept owner Mondelez International's modern practices 'ultimatum' to survive, claims MP Steve McCabe.

Court Collaboration recruits Ivan Woodward as projects director

Director will oversee development of former Snobs building and 130 Colmore Row, where Lasan is setting up a new venture

Picture from 1905. Homes that were amongst the first to be built on the Bournville estate

Pictures: Bournville Village Trust opens archives to show town planning masterpiece

The photographs show Bournville as it was as far back as 1879, painting a picture of the estate, which was the vision of George Cadbury, in its formative years

'Bournville: Birmingham's model village' iPad digital magazine available to read now

Today, the estate, which covers 1,000 acres and has been credited as laying the foundations for the development of garden cities, is managed by Bournville Village Trust

Cadbury in Bournville

Jon Griffin: Mondelez International takeover turns into a bitter pill for Cadbury

Cadbury Bournville workers have told to 'change behaviour and attitude' or leave the business

Cadbury in Bournville

Cadbury Bournville workers told to 'change behaviour and attitude' or leave the business

Mondelez says the ‘true home of Cadbury’ must ‘go through a transformation journey’ to secure investment of £75 million in new state of the art production equipment

Steve Rainbow

More Canals Than Venice film about Birmingham shortlisted for Royal Television Society Award

It covers everything from the invention of plastic to lawn tennis and the Industrial Revolution to the founding of the Football League

Franklin House in Bournville which is set to be transformed into an apartment complex

Former Cadbury HQ to become £16m apartment complex

City developer Anthony McCourt teams up with Chinese investors again for latest property project

The Friends' Institute, Moseley Road, Birmingham

Friends' Institute Quaker building on Moseley Road handed Grade II* listed status

Only 5.5 per cent of listed buildings in England are Grade II*, making them particularly important and of more than special interest

Cadbury World's chocolate model of the Library of Birmingham to mark the first anniversary of it opening

Cadbury creates Library of Birmingham out of chocolate

Chocolatiers from the famous Birmingham company crafted the 80cm-tale model to mark the library's first birthday

Writing West Midlands chief executive Jonathan Davidson

Birmingham Literature Festival 2014: Chief executive Jonathan Davidson picks 13 events

The 2014 Birmingham Literature Festival will be the best yet, says chief executive Jonathan Davidson

Bournville, Birmingham

114 years on, why George Cadbury's Bournville is still the role model for successful housing

George Cadbury’s achievements were recently recognised by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors which awarded him honorary membership

Mary Barnard, president for northern Europe with Mondelēz International

Cadbury parent appoints new president

Mondelēz International promotes Mary Barnard into newly created role looking after company's brands such as Oreo and Bassetts

Paul Kehoe, chief executive of Birmingham Airport, one of three companies to save the city's baccalaureate

City firms step in to save Birmingham Baccalaureate

The Birmingham Baccalaureate is designed to give youngsters the skills demanded by a 21st century economy and was key part council manifesto

Moor Green Lane in Moseley.

Home of the day: £850k Victorian property in Moor Green Lane, Moseley

Improvements to this Moseley home have resulted in a splendid area for adults to relax in, Alison Jones reports

Ian Parkes - Marketing manager for Purity - with their new brew Longhorn IPA on show at the Birmingham Independent Food Fair at Millennium Point.

Food and drink producers gear up for Birmingham's first independent food and drink fair

As dozens of food and drink producers gear up for Birmingham's first independent food and drink fair next month Mary Griffin finds out what's in store and asks what sets the city's food scene apart.

Some of the cars on display at the Autosport International show at the NEC.

Sale of NEC 'complete by the end of the year'

Ents and exhibition space company also unveils small rise in turnover despite being hit by shortfall in live comedy

By the end of the First World War communities didn’t want grim reminders of how their brave soldiers had fallen

First World War commemorated across the West Midlands

A programme of free events to commemorate the outbreak of the First World War will take place between Saturday and Monday

Sir Albert Bore

Radical overhaul of democracy in Birmingham revealed

As Europe's largest local authority, representing more than one million people, it has frequently been claimed Birmingham is too large and a monolithic administration cannot serve such a wide and diverse area effectively

James Leavesley of CrowdControlHQ

Jewellery Quarter-based social media experts CrowdControlHQ to work with Welsh Water

Welsh Water is the sixth largest of the ten regulated water and sewerage companies in England and Wales, serving more than three million people

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