Cadbury-Schweppes

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Template:Infobox Company Cadbury Schweppes plc (Cadbury Trebor Bassett), Template:Nyse is a confectionery and beverage company with its headquarters in London.

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Overview

In 1783, Jacob Schweppe developed a method to make carbonated water in the Swiss city of Geneva. Independently, in 1824, John Cadbury began vending tea, coffee, and (later) chocolate in Birmingham in England. After Cadbury's retirement, his sons, Richard and George, opened a major factory in the purpose-built suburb of Bournville, four miles south of the city. The two companies merged to form Cadbury Schweppes in 1969. Cadbury also operates factories in Dunedin in New Zealand and Claremont in Tasmania.

As of August 2004, Cadbury Trebor Bassett has eight factories and 3,000 staff in the UK. Cadbury UK also owns Trebor Bassett, Fry's, Maynards, and Halls.

The Cadbury Schweppes company's presence in the United States consists of the beverage units Dr Pepper/Seven Up, Inc., Mott's, and Snapple Beverage Group. Although Cadbury Schweppes chocolate products have been sold in the U.S. since 1988 under the Cadbury trademark name, the chocolate itself has been manufactured by Hershey's.

Beverages

Cadbury beverages include:

Chocolates

Cadbury chocolates and candies include:

Other products

Most of these products are non-chocolate confectionery:

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