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Cadbury subsequently invested in new factories and had an increasing demand for their products.

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On 19 January 2010, it was announced that Cadbury and Kraft Foods had reached a deal and that Kraft would purchase Cadbury for £8.40 per share, valuing Cadbury at £11.5bn (US$18.9bn).

Kraft, which issued a statement stating that the deal will create a "global confectionery leader", had to borrow £7 billion (US$11.5bn) in order to finance the takeover.

In 2003, Cadbury dropped the 's' from its name and renamed the brand to Cadbury.

The company found that it was a much more suited, rounded name than the previous "Cadbury's". In October 2007, Cadbury announced the closure of the Somerdale Factory, in Keynsham, Somerset, formerly part of Fry's.

Cadbury, alongside Rowntree's and Fry, were the big three British confectionery manufacturers throughout much of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. With the development of the Birmingham West Suburban Railway along the path of the Worcester and Birmingham Canal, they acquired the Bournbrook estate, comprising 14.5 acres (5.9 ha) of countryside 5 miles (8.0 km) south of the outskirts of Birmingham.

Located next to the Stirchley Street railway station, which itself was opposite the canal, they renamed the estate Bournville and opened the Bournville factory the following year.One of the best-known British brands, in 2013 The Daily Telegraph named Cadbury among Britain's most successful exports.Cadbury was established in Birmingham, England in 1824, by John Cadbury who sold tea, coffee and drinking chocolate.During World War II, parts of the Bournville factory were turned over to war work, producing milling machines and seats for fighter aircraft. As chocolate was regarded as an essential food, it was placed under government supervision for the entire war.The wartime rationing of chocolate ended in 1950, and normal production resumed.In mid-2009 Cadbury replaced some of the cocoa butter in their non-UK chocolate products with palm oil.

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