19 января, 16:00

Mondelez Vends Grocery Brands to Australia's Bega Cheese

Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ) has entered into a deal to vend its grocery product businesses in Australia and New Zealand to dairy company Bega Cheese Ltd.

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12 января, 20:00

Toblerone maker to hike price of Cadbury's Freddo bars

Food conglomerate Mondelēz to raise cost of tiny chocolate frog by 20% with more Cadbury bars also likely to rise in priceThe 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. The recommended retail price of the chocolate frogs, which weigh 18g (0.6oz), is scheduled to jump from 25p to 30p in the spring. The US food manufacturing giant Mondelēz, which owns Cadbury, said it was having to make selective price increases as a “last resort”. The firm made a better than expected profit of $548m (£448m) in its last three-month financial period. Continue reading...

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11 января, 10:00

Bournville again: can a new Birmingham hospital recreate the Cadbury effect?

A few miles from Bournville, the world’s first planned community, the new Midland Met hospital aims to regenerate one of England’s most deprived areas with ideas derived from that 19th-century ‘benevolent model’Imagine a large employer moving its operations to a city and developing a plan – not just for the growth of the business, but also the long-term stewardship of its new neighbourhood.The history of the late 1800s is full of such employers, but the Cadbury family and their model village of Bournville, to the south of Birmingham, stands out. Continue reading...

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10 января, 19:22

Bristol man in court accused of capturing protected butterflies

Phillip Cullen denies six charges relating to large blues allegedly taken from sites in Somerset and GloucestershireA man has appeared in court accused of capturing and killing specimens of the UK’s rarest butterfly, the large blue. Phillip Cullen, 57, from Cadbury Heath, near Bristol, denies six charges relating to large blues that were allegedly taken from sites in Somerset and Gloucestershire. Continue reading...