BBC News - Kraft Foods completes Cadbury takeover
I've said it before - they'll take my Curly-Wurly from my cold dead hands.US firm Kraft Foods has sealed its takeover of Cadbury after shareholders in the UK chocolate maker voted in favour of the deal.
Cadbury said it had received valid acceptances of the offer from investors representing 71.7% of the firm.
Kraft chief executive Irene Rosenfeld said: "I warmly welcome Cadbury employees into the Kraft Foods family."
Earlier, Cadbury workers had staged protests in London calling for government support to guarantee jobs.
The deadline for Cadbury shareholders to accept a £11.5bn ($18.9bn) offer from Kraft was 1300 GMT.
Business Secretary Lord Mandelson will meet Ms Rosenfeld later to discuss jobs.