Cadbury to close doors on Dunedin factory after 80 years, eliminating 350 jobs

Jonathan Underhill
Wed, 15 Feb 2017

By Jonathan Underhill Feb. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Mondelez International, the US company that returned US$1.1 billion to shareholders last year, is to close its Cadbury factory at the end of 2018, moving production to Australia and eliminating 350 jobs to cut costs. The decision will end more than 80 years of production in Dunedin, where the Cadbury factory is a popular tourist attraction and can send the aroma of chocolate wafting over nearby suburbs. The first redundancies would be made before the end of this year, with about 100 people ke...

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