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Old 01-23-2010, 09:01 AM   #1
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Kraft takeover of Cadbury

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Old 01-23-2010, 12:04 PM   #2
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The British seem absolutely determined to give away all of their industry to foreigners.
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Old 01-23-2010, 03:00 PM   #3
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Cadbury was always going to be taken over
after Mars took over Wrigley everyone in the industry was waiting for it to happen

now, more interesting is whether Hershey's inabality to act yet again will leave them open to a future Nestle takeover
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It is more difficult for foriegn companies to take over German, American and French companies. But the UK government are too spineless to protect our industry. Does Gordan Brown want thousands to be made unemployed? More importantly Cadbury's is one of our last profit making manufacturers.

I hate Hersheys chocolate. It's too sweet.
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what do you reckon will be different for Britain after this takeover?
besides a couple of finance jobs disappearing?
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cadbury is shit anyway. whitakers is where it's at for cheap chocolate.
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No, een! Kraft is shit. Did you SEE what they did to vegemite? They added CHEESE!! For fucks sake. And someone thinks they can manage chocolate??? Kraft are scary. Think of the chocolate, everyone.
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No, een! Kraft is shit. Did you SEE what they did to vegemite? They added CHEESE!! For fucks sake. And someone thinks they can manage chocolate??? Kraft are scary. Think of the chocolate, everyone.
vegemite was fucked from the start.


ps Whittakers Chocolate - Since 1896
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you damn foreigners and your misguided views on vegemite!

whittakers is very nice. it used to be sold more freely here years ago, but i haven't seen it except in boxed chocs for a few years.
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vegemite was fucked from the start.
If you put a lot on, then yes. If you go minimal... OH MY GOD.
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Kraft owning a chocolate company bothers me just as much as Keebler making saltines and Nestle making bottled water.
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kraft make oreos here. by which i mean new zealand.


my point? i don't have one!
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kraft make oreos here. by which i mean new zealand.


my point? i don't have one!
Nabisco (originally known as National Biscuit Company) is an American brand of cookies and snacks. Headquartered in East Hanover, New Jersey, the company is a subsidiary of Illinois-based Kraft Foods.

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Toblerone, Milka and Côte d’Or are all owned by Kraft too
come to think of it, all 3 of those taste a hell of a lot better than Cadbury
then again, my feet taste better than Cadbury
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cadbury is shit anyway. whitakers is where it's at for cheap chocolate.

But Eeen, Cadbury is the food of the gods!! It is the top of my food pyramid.

Whitakers is old folks chocolate. I know this because it has a granny box.
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