New tests conducted by Malaysian authorities found that two varieties of chocolate made by British confectioner Cadbury do not contain pig DNA, contrary to a previous finding, the country's Islamic affairs agency said on Monday.
Saudi Arabian authorities said they are testing chocolate bars made by British confectioner Cadbury for traces of pork DNA after two of its products in Malaysia were found to violate Islamic standards.
The Saudi Food and Drug Auth
Muslim retail and consumer groups in Malaysia on Thursday called for a boycott of products made by Cadbury after two chocolate varieties were found to have infringed Islamic rules by containing pork DNA.
Cadbury Malaysia, a part o
Mondelēz International, the world’s largest snacks-food company with iconic brands such as Cadbury milk chocolate and Oreo biscuits, has appointed Jose Esteve as director Sales in the Gulf region.
Esteve’s main objecti
Mondelēz International, the global snacks powerhouse with iconic brands such as Oreo biscuits and Cadbury chocolate, today announced the production of its one billionth unit at its cheese and powdered-beverage plant in Bahrain.
Snacks company Mondelez International is close to introducing heat-resistant chocolate it can sell at market stalls in Africa and some of the world's hottest places, a senior executive said on Thursday.
The maker of Cadbury ch
Mondelēz International, the snack-food spin-off from Kraft Foods and one of the world’s leading makers of chocolates, biscuits, gum and candy, said it is celebrating its launch as a new company with special events in the GCC region.
Kraft Foods said that splitting into two companies would lead it to cut about 1,600 jobs in North America this year and that its 2011 profit should be slightly higher than it had previously forecast.
About 40 per cent of the job cuts come
US-based Kraft Foods and Britain's Cadbury are close to sealing a friendly deal to create the world's largest confectionery group for up to 11.7 billion pounds ($19 billion), sources familiar with the matter said on Monday.
Some of Cadbury's biggest shareholders, led by Legal & General, continued to reject Kraft Foods' 10.5 billion pound ($17.2 billion) bid and will look for an increased offer over the next four days.
The British confectioner has