Industrial Revolution

The Bournville factory makes the iconic Cadbury Dairy Milk bar among other products

Heat is on for 1,000 Cadbury Bournville plant staff

By Rod Addy

Mondelēz International has stepped up the pressure on the 1,000 factory workers at its Cadbury Bournville site, issuing a booklet outlining what future working practices will look like there.

The recession has forced Ferrero to dtich plans to build a new Nutella plant in the UK

Recession hits Ferrero’s plans for a UK factory

By Nicholas Robinson

Ferrero’s plans to build a new production facility in the UK and double its sales here to £400M by 2015 were abandoned because of capital expenditure constraints, it has been revealed.

There is unrest at United Biscuits' Halifax site in protest over proposed changes to shift patterns

Unrest at United Biscuits may be wider issue

By Rod Addy

Union unrest at United Biscuits’ (UB’s) McVitie’s Cake Company factory at Halifax is a reaction to issues that have also been raised at other plants, according to sources.