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Cadbury Schweppes is to sell its Monkhill sugar confectionery business to Tangerine Confectionery for £58m, with the transfer of more than 800 jobs at sites in York, Cleckheaton, Pontefract and Chesterfield.
Cadbury Schweppes has acquired Southeast Atlantic Beverage Corp, the US drinks bottler, for undisclosed terms.
Cadbury Schweppes is to acquire Sansei Foods, the Japanese functional candy company, for about £57m.
Cadbury Schweppes is to acquire Kandia-Excelent, the Romanian confectionery manufacturer, for about £60m.
Cadbury Schweppes is to acquire Intergum, the Turkish gum manufacturer, for £225m.
Cadbury Schweppes has sold a further three non-core operations, with HJ Heinz acquiring its Australian jams business for £29m, a new company acquiring its Canadian candy business for £10m, and Leaf Italia acquiring its Italian confectionery business for £6m.
Cadbury Schweppes is said to be planning to relocate its London headquarters and up to 200 staff from Mayfair to Uxbridge.
Cadbury Schweppes is to acquire Carlyle Group's 53% stake in the US-based Dr Pepper Seven Up Bottling Group for £198m, and will also acquire the All American Bottling Company for £36m.
Cadbury Schweppes is to sell Bromor Foods, its South African soft drinks business, to Tiger Brands for £109m.
Cadbury Schweppes has acquired the South African chewing gum business of Dan Products for £33m.
Cadbury Schweppes has sold Holland House, its US-based cooking wine business, to Mizkan Americas for £21m.
Cadbury Schweppes is to sell its Grandma's Molasses business in the US to B&G Foods for £17m.
Cadbury Schweppes is to build a £70m chewing gum factory in Poland by 2008, while £30m is being invested in the expansion of a Mexican factory.
Cadbury Schweppes is to sell its European drinks division, which has 3,000 staff in 30 countries, to private equity firms Blackstone Group and Lion Capital for £1.27bn.
Cadbury Schweppes has acquired Green & Black's, the London-based organic confectionery company with 30 staff, for undisclosed terms.
Cadbury Schweppes is planning to invest £40m in the expansion of its Bournville chocolate confectionery factory in Birmingham by autumn 2006.
Cadbury Schweppes has acquired the Orangina soft drink brand from Pernod Ricard for £21m.
Cadbury Schweppes has agreed to acquire Adams, the US chewing gum manufacturer, from Pfizer for £2.7bn.
Cadbury Schweppes is to acquire the branded chewing gum business of Dandy of Denmark for £201m.
Cadbury Schweppes is to acquire Nantucket Allserve, the US soft drinks company with annual sales of £42m, for undisclosed terms.
Cadbury Schweppes has acquired a 51% stake in Kent Gida, the Turkish sugar confectionery company, for £90m.
Cadbury Schweppes is planning to set up a chain of coffee shops following a trial in Bath, and is particularly interested in leisure centre sites.
Cadbury Schweppes is to buy the ReaLemon and ReaLime juice brands in the US, including a New York factory, from Eagle Family Foods for £90m.
Cadbury Schweppes has agreed to acquire La Casera, the Spanish lemonade company, for £72m.
Cadbury Schweppes has confirmed plans for the £419m acquisition of Pernod Ricard's soft drinks operations, which include the Orangina brand.
Cadbury Schweppes is in negotiations to acquire La Casera, the Spanish soft drinks company, for about £60m.
Cadbury Schweppes is looking to expand the distribution of its confectionery products into new outlets such as hospitals, pubs and other public places, partly through the use of vending machines.
Cadbury Schweppes is expanding in Argentina with the £15m purchase of the Mantecol confectionery product from Georgalos Hnos.
Cadbury Schweppes has acquired Wuxi-Leaf, the Chinese chewing gum company, for £1.6m, and will combine the distribution network with its chocolate business.
Cadbury Schweppes is to buy out the minority shareholders in its South African subsidiary for £143m and sell its brewing division to South African Breweries for £45m.
Cadbury Schweppes has acquired Snapple Beverage Group, the US soft drinks company, for £1.05bn, and is now seeking further acquisitions in the US, Europe and Australia.
Cadbury Schweppes is planning to acquire the French chewing gum and candy business of Kraft Foods, and a deal is expected to be announced within weeks.
Cadbury Schweppes is looking to spend up to £3bn on acquisitions, in order to expand its food and soft drinks operations.
Cadbury Schweppes has agreed the sale of its South African soft drinks business to Coca-Cola for £153m.
Cadbury Schweppes is linking up with Carlyle Group to acquire Dr Pepper Bottling Company of Texas for £432m, in order to create the largest independent bottler in the US.
Cadbury Schweppes has completed the sale of its soft drinks operations in 155 countries to Coca-Cola for £443m, and other countries are expected to follow once regulatory approval is given.
Cadbury Schweppes has agreed to sell its non-US soft drinks businesses to Coca-Cola for £1.12bn, and the proceeds will be used to expand its confectionery operations around the world.
Cadbury Schweppes is acquiring Wedel, the leading Polish confectionery brand, from PepsiCo for £46m, while United Biscuits is in negotiations to buy the Wedel biscuit business.
Cadbury Schweppes is to acquire La Pie Qui Chante, the French sugar sweets maker, from Danone for undisclosed terms, a move which will make it the third largest confectionery company in France.
Cadbury Schweppes has sold its 51% stake in Coca-Cola & Schweppes Beverages, its soft drinks production joint venture, to Coca-Cola Enterprises for about £700m.
Cadbury Schweppes' Trebor Bassett subsidiary is acquiring Craven Keiller, the boiled sweets and popcorn company, from Portfolio Foods.
Cadbury Schweppes is to acquire Neilson Cadbury of Canada for £108m.
Cadbury Schweppes has sold its information technology outsourcing business, ITNet, to management for £32.5m.