Cadbury Creme Eggs move along the production line at the Bournville Cadbury factory, operated by Mondelez International.

Mondelez International, the maker of Oreo cookies and Cadbury chocolates, is in advanced talks to acquire international brands being sold by Campbell (...)

 Patrick Coveney,  chief executive of Greencore: the company will discuss its intention to return £509 million (€580 million) to investors on Tuesday.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Monday Results: Whirlpool, Caterpillar. Indicators: Irish retail sales (Dec), overseas travel (Dec); Euro zone loan growth and money supply (Dec);(...)

KitKat: Nestlé has failed to show the bar’s shape is well known in Ireland. Photograph: Jason Adlen/Bloomberg

The shape of the four-finger KitKat bar is set to lose its EU-wide protected-trademark status after the European Court of Justice was instructed that (...)

Irene Rosenfeld, chief executive of Mondelez International, who is retiring.Photograph: Matthew Avignone/The New York Times

Irene Rosenfeld, the chief executive of the snack food maker Mondelez International, wandered through an ocean of processed foods one day recently, a(...)

Green & Black’s organic, Fairtrade chocolate bar, left, and the new Velvet Edition, right, which carries neither mark

Green & Black’s is launching its first chocolate bar that is neither organic nor Fairtrade-certified. The move by the organic chocolate maker – ow(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary: prices are expected to have the biggest overall influence on the airline’s performance. Photograph: Robin van Lonkhuijsen

THIS WEEK JULY 24th Monday Results: Ryanair Holdings, Alphabet, Christian Dior, Halliburton, Hasbro, Hyundai Indicators: Euro zone composite, man(...)

Apple is expected to show off its next iPhone with its new OLED display at the Worldwide Developers Conference in June. Photograph: Yuya Shino/Reuters

Monday Results: BP, Olympus. Indicators: US manufacturing PMI, prices, employment (Apr). Tuesday Results: Apple, Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Geberit ((...)

A decision by the General Court in Luxembourg means the shape of the KitKat chocolate bar, produced by Nestlé,  can be imitated by other food producers. File photograph: Getty Images

The shape of Nestlé’s four-fingered KitKat bar is no longer protected after a European court called on Thursday for the trademark awarded to the Swiss(...)

The new Toblerone bars with shockingly wide gaps between their peaks.

Passing through an airport will never be the same again after the makers of Toblerone confirmed that the gap between the triangular chunks of chocolat(...)

The Hershey Trust Company and Golf Course in Hershey, Pennsylvania, US: Mondelez  is no longer seeking to combine with the Hershey  after conversations between the two companies fell flat. Photograph: Will Figg/The New York Times

Mondelez International, the maker of Oreo biscuits and Cadbury chocolate, is no longer pursuing the acquisition of Hershey Co, two months after the U(...)

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