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New Zealand’s Cadbury World announces $3m expansion into adjoining factory

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Cadbury World New Zealand's Cadbury World announces $3m expansion into adjoining factory

The confectionery factory adjoining Cadbury World in Dunedin, New Zealand, is to be redeveloped as a tourist attraction.

350 employees could lose their jobs when production is moved to Australia.

Cadbury owner, Mondelez International, plans to expand Cadbury World into the 149-year old building.

The $3 million dollar project will make the attraction six times bigger. In its present form, Cadbury World attracts around 110,000 visitors a year. Mondelez hopes the new expanded version will boost that figure to 180,000.

Plans for the new site include a glass elevator, chocolate making displays, holograms and a chocolate waterfall.

Mondelez has reportedly suggested that some factory employees may be offered employment in the new Cadbury World.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/91849652/dunedins-cadbury-world-3m-expansion-to-replace-chocolate-factory

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