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Cadbury agrees to US food company Kraft takeover

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Cadbury is to be taken over by US food company Kraft after its board approved a new bid, the two companies have confirmed.

The Cadbury board has advised its shareholders to accept a new offer of 840 pence a share - valuing the company at £11.5bn ($18.9bn).

Robert Peston reports.

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