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Cad Bury 2008

Cad Bury 2008

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AnnualReport&Accounts 2008
focused
performance
on
delivering against our plan
 
Registered Office and Group Headquarters
Cadbury HouseSanderson RoadUxbridge UB8 1DHUnited KingdomRegistered in England and Wales No. 6497379 Telephone: +44 (0) 1895 615 000www.cadbury.com
Chief Legal Officer and Group Secretary 
Henry Udow
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director 
Guy Elliott is our Senior Independent Non-ExecutiveDirector. He may be contacted at the registeredoffice as detailed above.
Registrars
Computershare Investor Services PLC The PavilionsBridgwater RoadBristol BS99 6ZY United Kingdom Telephone: +44 (0) 870 873 5803Fax: +44 (0) 870 703 6103
Forward-Looking Statements
Except for historical information and discussions contained herein,statements containedin these materials may constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the USSecurities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the USSecurities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward-lookingstatements are generally identifiable by the fact that they do notrelate only to historical or current facts or by the use of the words“may”, “will”, “should”, “plan”, “expect”, “anticipate”, “estimate”,“believe”, “intend”, “project”, “goal” or “target” or the negative of these words or other variations on these words or comparableterminology. Forward-looking statements involve a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors thatcould cause our or our industry’s actual results, levels of activity,performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, levels of activity, performance or achievementsexpressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Theseforward-looking statements are based on numerous assumptionsregarding the present and future strategies of each business and theenvironment in which they will operate in the future. In evaluatingforward-looking statements, you should consider general economicconditions in the markets in which we operate, as well as the riskfactors outlined in our Form 20-F filed with the US Securitiesand Exchange Commission and posted on Cadbury plc’s websitewww.cadbury.com. These materials should be viewed in conjunctionwith our periodic half yearly and annual reports and other filingsfiled with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission,copies of which are available from Cadbury plc, Cadbury House,Sanderson Road, Uxbridge UB8 1DH, United Kingdom and fromthe Securities and Exchange Commission’s website at www.sec.gov.Cadbury plc does not undertake publicly to update or revise any forward-looking statement that may be made in these materials,whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.All subsequent oral or written forward-looking statementsattributable to Cadbury plc or any person acting on their behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements above.
 
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Cadbury Report & Accounts 2008
01
Overview
02 At a glance04 Financial highlights05 Chairman's statement07 Discussion with the Chairmanand Chief Executive
Strategic review
08 Focused on performance10 Our business model10 Our performance in 200815 Our outlook and strategicpriorities for 200916 The world of confectionery 20 Our Vision into Action24 Our operations30 Our sustainability commitments32 Our approach to riskmanagement34 Financial review
Governance
52 Board of Directors andGroup Secretary 54 Directors’ report58 Corporate governance report66 Directors’ remuneration report
Financial statements
78 Financial record80 Financial statements
Other information
140 Shareholder information144 Definitions
Welcome to Cadbury.
We create chocolate,gum and candy treats people love – brands suchas Cadbury Dairy Milk, Trident and Halls.Our vision is to be the biggest and the bestconfectionery company in the world.
In our Overview and Strategic review we have improved theease with which you should be able to cross refer to relatedinformation or topics. Look for page references or flags for additional online content throughout the text. Links are illustratedwith the following markers:Cross reference to a page with more informationFurther information available online
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Our online Report & Accounts has additional features andfunctionality which you may find useful. Many of our shareholdersno longer receive the Report & Accounts from us in printedform, helping us to reduce the impact on the environment andto save costs.
www.cadbury.com/annualreport08
 These features include:> Ability to create and download a bespoke report by selectingspecific pages> Financial statements available as PDF and Excel spreadsheets> Facility to send links to specific pages by email To receive all future shareholder communications electronically,please go to www-uk.computershare.com/investor/security/emailcapture.asp to register.

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