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Cadbury factory in Bournville

Cadbury progress under Mondelez should give other Midlands firms confidence

The region’s other manufacturing businesses should take note and encouragement from what Cadbury's American parent company is achieving.

Production at Cadbury's factory in Bournville has been secured for another 25 years updated

200 Cadbury jobs go as deal safeguards Bournville for 25 years

Trade union and staff strike deal with parent company Mondelez International which will see more than 200 staff leave Bournville base but no compulsory redundancies

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

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

Irene Rosenfeld of Kraft, which took over Cadbury

Time to throw a spanner in the takeover works

AstraZeneca is the second biggest UK pharma company. It employs 6,700 workers, accounts for 2.3 per cent of British exports, and invests £2.8 billion in research and development.

The Carillion tower in Bournville.

The sweet sound of music in Bournville

The carillion at Bournville's charming Rest House is admired across the world. Christopher Morley joined the celebrations for its centenary.

Cadbury's Bournville headquarters

Bournville lags behind rivals, Cadbury boss admits

But the £75 million investment announced by American owners Mondelez International in January can pave the way for a ‘world-class’ future for the plant for another 100 years, says the man at the helm

James Cadbury, a descendant of the chocolate empire, has founded crowdfunding business Property Moose

Young Cadbury launches new property 'crowdfunding' site

The Cadburys are back in business – with not a chocolate in sight – after a new generation of the famous Birmingham family started a property crowdfunding firm.

Cadbury factory in Bournville

Cadbury owner Mondelez announces £75m upgrade of Bournville factory

Investment at Birmingham chocolate maker welcomed by unions and business leaders

Cadbury had a previous legal ruling in their favour overturned by the Court of Appeal

Cadbury loses purple wrapper trademark battle in Appeal Court

Birmingham chocolate-maker defeated by rival Nestle

Cadbury factory at Bournville in Birmingham

Cadbury owner to sponsor Paralympic association

Deal sees Mondelez International join a list of six high-profile sponsors, including BT and Sainsbury’s.

The Cadbury factory, in Bournville

A tasty tale of corporate blundering

Sometimes, the business world gets it so badly wrong it’s difficult to know whether to laugh or cry out in frustration. Or just marvel at their naivety.

Cadbury workers face axe days after unions saved 170 roles from redundancy

Dozens of the first-line management posts are being cut following a consultation period of only six weeks, it has been revealed


Cadbury jobs saved after pay deal struck

Vote of confidence from chocolate giant workers three years after Kraft Foods takeover

Jon Walker: Answers from Kraft at last?

Kraft may at last give some straight answers about its plans for Cadbury when senior managers are quizzed by the Commons Business Committee next month.

Cadbury a sweet target for bidders

Investors are lining up to buy the American drinks division of Cadbury Schweppes should the company decide to sell the business.

Kraft ready to swallow cake maker

United States food giant Kraft yesterday unveiled a £575 million deal to acquire part of UK-based Jaffa Cake maker United Biscuits.

Cadbury sells off drinks for £1.27bn

Cadbury Schweppes has sold its European soft drinks arm for £1.27 billion.

Caution to Cadbury's margin of success

The stock market reacted cautiously yesterday to a generally confident annual meeting statement from Todd Stitzer, chief executive of Cadbury Schweppes.


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