Cadbury India Limited, a subsidiary of Mondelez International Inc has changed its name to Mondelez India Foods Limited.
Mondelez means “monde” for world and “delez” for delicious and the change in name of Cadbury is in line with the gradual changeover of the name of all subsidiaries of Mondelez International globally.
According to sources, change in name of the company will have no impact on the names or packaging of its popular products like Cadbury Dairy Milk, 5 Star, Gems, Bournville, Perk, Celebrations, Choclairs, Halls, Bournvita, Tang and Oreo, which will continue to be sold under the same brand names as before.
The only change consumers will experience is that the new name of the company will appear on the back of pack of the products.
“With the change in name of the company to Mondelez India Foods Limited, we conclude the process of transition that began over two years ago. We are today the pre-eminent and most loved food company in India with leadership in fast growing categories, strong route to market, robust innovation pipeline and world class talent and facilities.
We view this change as yet another milestone in this exciting journey of success and leadership,” said Managing Director Manu Anand.Internationally, Mondelez International, Inc. is a global snacking powerhouse, with 2013 revenue of $35 billion and is a member of the Standard and Poor’s 500, NASDAQ 100 and Dow Jones Sustainability Index.