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Celebrating our impact on healthy lifestyles in Birmingham

Celebrating our impact on healthy lifestyles in Birmingham

Blog posts   •   Dec 19, 2018 15:45 GMT

2018 Highlights from our Health for Life Programme by Kelly Farrell, Community Affairs Manager Mondelez International.

‘Rocket Fuel’ is the proof that the future for food innovation is bright

‘Rocket Fuel’ is the proof that the future for food innovation is bright

Blog posts   •   Nov 02, 2017 17:55 GMT

For the last ten weeks people up and down the country have been gripped by Great British Bake Off (GBBO) and the skill, flair and occasional mishap in the baking challenges. Huge congratulations to Sophie – a well-deserved winner for her spectacular entremet! I was particularly impressed by the marbling glaze...my weekend challenge with my 10 year old son.

British business must plug productivity with leadership and investment

British business must plug productivity with leadership and investment

Blog posts   •   Aug 09, 2017 11:25 BST

Glenn Caton, President of Northern Europe for Mondelēz International, explains why he is expanding production at the iconic Cadbury chocolate factory in Bournville.

National Apprenticeship Week – considering a different route
Tackling exploitation in Cocoa Farming - Fairtrade Fortnight

Tackling exploitation in Cocoa Farming - Fairtrade Fortnight

Blog posts   •   Mar 10, 2017 09:26 GMT

With as many as one in five shoppers never thinking about whether food had been produced in exploitative conditions [insert source], this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight campaign is timely in calling for more people to choose ethically produced goods, so more farmers in developing countries are treated fairly.

Inventing, inspiring and investing in the future of Chocolate

Inventing, inspiring and investing in the future of Chocolate

Blog posts   •   Nov 17, 2016 19:28 GMT

Transforming the lives of thousands of cocoa famers – why we’re expanding the Cocoa Life programme

COCOA LIFE IN GHANA:  Helping female farmers thrive in business The story of Juliana (Suhum region)

COCOA LIFE IN GHANA: Helping female farmers thrive in business The story of Juliana (Suhum region)

Blog posts   •   Nov 17, 2016 07:30 GMT

Juliana is a farmer and entrepreneur in eastern Ghana. Following some tough years on the farm she took part in the Cocoa Life training programme, and has since been able to turn her livelihood around. She is now able to support her children, her sister’s children and her parents, as well as help educate and empower other women in the community achieve their own success.

Mondelēz International apprentice Olivia Bowry: “The knowledge and skill I've picked up during my first year is phenomenal”

Mondelēz International apprentice Olivia Bowry: “The knowledge and skill I've picked up during my first year is phenomenal”

Blog posts   •   Aug 25, 2016 09:00 BST

As thousands of students receive their GCSE results, our Research Development Quality Apprentice Olivia Bowry, reflects on what it’s like to pursue a career in the food and drink industry and her first year working at the home of Cadbury in Bournville.

Celebrating success of our Health for Life programme!

Celebrating success of our Health for Life programme!

Blog posts   •   Jun 28, 2016 16:56 BST

Our Health for Life programme has had a very busy and successful couple of weeks and I’m enormously proud of the team and our amazing community partners that have shown great passion, dedication and a great sense of humour over the past few weeks! Here’s what we’ve been up to...

National Women in Engineering Day - "We need more female role models in the food and drink industry"

National Women in Engineering Day - "We need more female role models in the food and drink industry"

Blog posts   •   Jun 23, 2016 08:00 BST

Maria Pia De Caro, Plant Director for Mondelēz International’s Bournville factory, shares her thoughts and passion for women in engineering and manufacturing.

What’s it like to work in our new employee services centre in Bournville?

What’s it like to work in our new employee services centre in Bournville?

Blog posts   •   May 25, 2016 13:22 BST

Sam Sparrow explains what it’s like to work at our new global employee services centre based in Bournville, the home of Cadbury: “I started my career in Mondelez 24 years ago! I joined Cadbury as a graduate and my role was to forecast the sales of all the products made in our Bournville factory – a real job with real impact from day one".

Mondelēz apprentice speaks at a Defra Apprenticeship Roundtable in London

Mondelēz apprentice speaks at a Defra Apprenticeship Roundtable in London

Blog posts   •   May 18, 2016 08:49 BST

​Bournville second year apprentice, Matthew Mason, spent a day in London meeting with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Elizabeth Truss, and the Skills Minister, Nick Boles to share his experience of being an apprentice at Mondelēz UK.

The real “Secrets of Cadbury” – our passionate commitment to a treasured British icon

The real “Secrets of Cadbury” – our passionate commitment to a treasured British icon

Blog posts   •   Mar 21, 2016 21:05 GMT

Mary Barnard President, Mondelez, UK I have the privilege of being the guardian of one of Britain’s most loved brands, Cadbury, the nation’s favourite chocolate. I am also the UK’s number one fan of Cadbury Dairy Milk Caramel. But most importantly I’m a representative of the thousands of people that are proud to work for Mondelez in the UK.

From apprentice to employee - Alex secured a role in Bournville after completing his apprenticeship at Mondelēz International

From apprentice to employee - Alex secured a role in Bournville after completing his apprenticeship at Mondelēz International

Blog posts   •   Mar 18, 2016 10:41 GMT

Alex Nevin, former Manufacturing Apprentice, at the home of Cadbury in Bournville. Alex completed his apprenticeship nearly 12 months ago and is now an operator on one of our state of the art lines of the future.

Mondelēz International apprentice Lewis Thorpe: "It’s great to have so many people to learn from and  to be able to work on such great brands"

Mondelēz International apprentice Lewis Thorpe: "It’s great to have so many people to learn from and to be able to work on such great brands"

Blog posts   •   Mar 16, 2016 09:07 GMT

Life is so sweet. Meet fourth year Advanced Engineering Maintenance Apprentice, Lewis, who works at our Sheffield sweets factory.

Considering a career in the food and drink industry?  Here's what you need to know!

Considering a career in the food and drink industry? Here's what you need to know!

Blog posts   •   Mar 14, 2016 09:00 GMT

Award winning. Shaheed Khattak, is an Engineering Apprentice at the home of Cadbury in Bournville. Shaheed, who was awarded the Food and Drink Federation’s Apprentice of the Year 2015, discusses why other young people should think seriously about a career in the food and drink industry.

Investing in our communities during 2015

Investing in our communities during 2015

Blog posts   •   Feb 18, 2016 08:00 GMT

Celebrating two years of investment in Bournville, the home of Cadbury

Celebrating two years of investment in Bournville, the home of Cadbury

Blog posts   •   Jan 22, 2016 09:00 GMT

As we pass the two year mark since Mondelēz commenced its significant £75m investment into our Bournville factory, Maria Pia De Caro, Bournville Plant Director reflects on what we’ve achieved at the home of Cadbury in Bournville.

Birmingham Chamber of Commerce CEO braves the weather to visit Health for Life site

Birmingham Chamber of Commerce CEO braves the weather to visit Health for Life site

Blog posts   •   Jan 18, 2016 16:10 GMT

Newly appointed Birmingham Chamber of Commerce CEO Paul Faulkner and Director of Policy & Strategic Relationships Henrietta Brealey visited one of our Health for Life growing sites in Weoley Castle earlier this week, to find out more about the programme, our involvement and meet the team.

THE VOICE: Empowering Women - Interview with Fanny Assata Doumbia

THE VOICE: Empowering Women - Interview with Fanny Assata Doumbia

Blog posts   •   Jun 15, 2015 09:58 BST

Fanny Assata Doumbia, who leads a farmers’ cooperative in Côte d’Ivoire shares her perspective on the role of women in cocoa.