Aug 03, 2010 07:18 EDT
LONDON (Reuters Life!) - Porters at Britain's historic Billingsgate fish market began a campaign on Tuesday against reform plans they say would destroy the 680-year-old institution.
Jan 19, 2010 13:46 EST
Kraft's $19.5 billion takeover offer wins backing from Cadbury board. After months of fierce resistance, Cadbury's about-face to accept a sweetened 11.5 billion pound ($19.5 billion) takeover from Kraft Foods Inc. ? forming the world's biggest candy company ? has alarmed British unions, lawmakers and chocolate lovers.
Sep 07, 2009 08:22 EDT
British candy maker Cadbury says $16.7 billion bid from Kraft Foods is too low. Kraft Foods Inc. on Monday proposed a 10.2 billion pound ($16.7 billion) takeover of Cadbury PLC, but the offer was immediately rejected by the British maker of chocolate, gum and candy.