Malaysia Muslim groups call for boycott of Cadbury, Kraft foods after pork traces

Cadbury Malaysia, a part of Mondelez International Inc, on Monday recalled the Dairy Milk chocolates after Malaysian authorities found the pork traces during a random test. Products in this Muslim majority Southeast Asian nation are regularly checked to ensure they are halal, or permissible according to Islamic law.

Companies given ‘unrivalled platform’ to endorse junk food at London Games

Large brands like Coca-Cola, McDonald’s and Cadbury’s have been provided with an unrivaled platform to promote unhealthy and junk food to children at the London Olympics, according to a report titled The Obesity Games.

Cadbury apologises to Naomi Campbell for racist chocolate ad

Cadbury has finally apologised to Naomi Campbell for their latest advertisement of Dairy Milk Bliss in which they compared her to the chocolate.

Naomi Campbell to sue Cadbury over `racist` commercial: Report

Supermodel Naomi Campbell is reportedly set to take legal action against confectioners Cadbury over a `racist` ad where she was compared to a chocolate bar.

Cadbury`s top bosses resign following Kraft`s takeover

Within a month of Cadbury`s buyout by American chocolate maker Kraft Foods, top three executives of the British confectioner have announced their resignation from the company.

Kraft lowers acceptance condition from Cadbury shareholders

US food major Kraft Foods on Wednesday
said it required only 50 per cent support from Cadbury
shareholders to take over the British confectioner.

Cadbury shares jump 4% on LSE on Kraft offer

The shares of Cadbury on Tuesday jumped
nearly four per cent to touch its year-high on the London
Stock Exchange after the confectionery major accepted the
takeover offer by American food company Kraft Foods.

India will remain a key market: Cadbury

Confectionery maker Cadbury,
which has agreed to be acquired by US-based Kraft Foods, on Tuesday
said India will remain a key market for its business.

Kraft snares Cadbury for $19.6 bn

Kraft Foods agreed a recommended deal to buy Cadbury for around 11.9 billion pounds ($19.6 billion), creating the world`s top confectioner after frantic last-minute talks broke an impasse over price.

Kraft, Cadbury discuss possible $19 bn deal

Kraft Foods Inc and Britain`s Cadbury Plc are holding talks about a potential friendly deal to create the world`s largest confectionery group for up to $19 billion, sources familiar with the matter said on Monday.

Kraft nears deadline to raise Cadbury offer

Shareholders in British candy maker Cadbury PLC are looking for a fat increase in the hostile takeover bid by Kraft Foods Inc., as Kraft faces a Tuesday deadline for changes to its bid.

Kraft`s Cadbury takeover may put 30K jobs at risk: Unite

Britain`s largest workers union Unite has warned that some 30,000 jobs would be put at risk if US-based Kraft Foods takes over Cadbury and the UK confectioner would be saddled with a 22 billion pound debt.

Poised for top performance with or without Cadbury: Kraft

Kraft Foods, which is locked in a bitter takeover battle with Cadbury, has said it is well positioned to deliver top performance, with or without the British confectioner.

Cadbury rejects Karft`s bid; reports robust trading

Cadbury PLC on Tuesday stepped up its defense against a hostile takeover bid from Kraft Foods Inc. by announcing that both its full-year revenue growth and profit margins will beat market expectations.

Cadbury boss says Kraft chief is Buffett`s puppet: Report

British confectionery major Cadbury has launched a "trenchant" attack on its suitor Kraft Foods and has said that the American company is being run by biggest shareholder Warren Buffet, says a media report.

Kraft mulls new cash component for Cadbury offer

In yet another twist to the ongoing tussle for Cadbury, US-based Kraft Foods is looking at raising the cash component of its hostile takeover bid for the British confectioner.

Kraft sweetens Cadbury offer; Nestle rules out bid

Nestle ruled itself out of a bid war over Cadbury and Kraft sweetened its $16.4 billion offer with a bigger cash portion, raising expectations the US food group will win its prize.

Kraft to sweeten its hostile 10 bn pound Cadbury bid: Report

The American food giant Kraft is likely to sweeten its hostile 10-billion-pound takeover bid for the British chocolate maker Cadbury, says a media report.

Ferrero discusses Cadbury with Hershey, private equity

Italian confectioner Ferrero has met with private equity firms as well as Hershey Co to discuss a possible bid for Britain`s Cadbury Plc, a newspaper reported on Saturday.

Kraft sticks by hostile bid for Cadbury

Kraft Foods Inc. questioned the robust growth targets of Cadbury PLC as the U.S. food company stuck by its 9.8 billion pound ($16.3 billion) hostile takeover for the British chocolate maker on Tuesday.