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ITV Central Business Correspondent Mark Gough reports that Cadbury will invest £75 million in modernising productions lines at its factory in Birmingham:
Unite confirm 205 redundancies at Cadbury in Birmingham. All voluntary. Part of agreement for £75m investment in new equipment.
Cadbury plant in Birmingham will be modernised - securing its future for many years. Production lines - some 30 years old cut from 6 to 4.
Cadbury factory in Birmingham will now be making Milka, Toblerone, as well as Dairy Milk, Whispa, Roses and others.
More than 200 jobs are to go at Cadbury in a move the company says will safeguard production at Bournville for the next 25 years, according to reports.
It will see long serving members of staff receiving payoffs of more than £100,000.
Cadbury say none of the job losses will be compulsory.
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Chocolate maker Cadbury has recalled two of its products after traces of pig DNA were found in the hazelnut and roast almond bars during testing for non-halal substances in Malaysia.
Many Muslims have reacted with anger and some Islamist groups even called for “jihad” against the company for what they call a “betrayal", according to AFP.
"Cadbury has voluntarily removed two of its products from the shelves," said the Malaysian health minister, S Subramaniam.
Some chocolate bars have been taken off the shelves in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur, in Malaysia.
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