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‘We’re peons to them’: Nabisco factory workers on why they’re striking
While the CEO of Nabisco’s parent company is paid nearly $17m a year, plants are closing, jobs outsourced to Mexico, and older workers are unable to retire on weakened pension benefits

Michael Sainato

23, Aug, 2021 @10:00 AM

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All that glitters: UK retailers shift away from plastic Christmas
Manufacturers and shops remove millions of pieces of single-use plastic from their ranges

Rebecca Smithers Consumer affairs correspondent

22, Dec, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Cadbury to shrink size of Wispa Gold and Double Decker bars
Decision, which also applies to Boost and Bournville Classic, will only affect multipack items

Zoe Wood

16, Jul, 2020 @11:01 PM

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Coke and Pepsi sued for creating a plastic pollution ‘nuisance’
California environmental group says much of the tons of plastic in the oceans can be traced back to the 10 companies they are suing

Erin McCormick

27, Feb, 2020 @10:16 PM

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Why Cadbury’s choc tactics make me gag | David Mitchell
I love Dairy Milk but not the corporate fat cats who market it

David Mitchell

24, Mar, 2019 @10:00 AM

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KitKat does not merit trademark protection, EU court rules
Decade-long legal fight ends with ruling that chocolate bar should not get protected status

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

25, Jul, 2018 @11:22 AM

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Choc horror: four-fingered KitKat set to lose protected EU status
Chocolate bar not well enough known in all member states for shape to merit trademark status, European court of justice told

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

19, Apr, 2018 @12:05 PM

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Charity and the chocolate factory: New Zealanders raise $2m to save industry
Donors receive 20% off chocolate for life after teaming up with a small local chocolate producer to employ staff laid off from Cadbury factory

Eleanor Ainge Roy in Dunedin

15, Nov, 2017 @3:32 PM

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Poundland reaches deal with Toblerone makers over copycat bar
The budget retailer’s Twin Peaks bar had been the subject of a legal wrangle with the Swiss chocolatier

Sarah Butler

24, Oct, 2017 @5:38 PM

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Cadbury staff get sweet relief from inflation with new pay deal
Workers at three sites win inflation-linked pay deal for the next two years, and also get an increase in maternity pay

Richard Partington

19, Sep, 2017 @5:03 PM

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Toblerone shape not distinctive enough for trademark, Poundland claims
Defending its right to launch Twin Peaks bar, budget chain cites Toblerone version with fewer chunks brought out last year

Sarah Butler

17, Aug, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Green & Black’s new bar shows Fairtrade is under threat. But we still need it | Lucy Siegle
Big food companies’ own ethical standards won’t solve the problems of global trade says Lucy Siegle, a journalist who writes about ethical living

Lucy Siegle

07, Aug, 2017 @3:00 PM

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