Mondelēz International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDLZ) is a world leader in chocolate, biscuits, gum, candy, coffee and powdered beverages. The company is comprised of the global snacking and food brands of the former Kraft Foods Inc. following the spin-off of its North American grocery operations in Oct. 2012. Mondelēz International’s portfolio includes several billion-dollar brands such as Cadbury and Milka chocolate, Jacobs coffee, LU, Nabisco and Oreo biscuits, Tang powdered beverages and Trident gums. Mondelēz International has annual revenue of approximately $36 billion and operations in more than 80 countries (See Fig. 1).
Fig. 1. Geographical split of revenue and category split of total sales (based on 2011)
As the world’s pre-eminent maker of snacks, Mondelēz International has leading shares in every category and every region of the world in which it competes. The company holds the No. 1 position globally in Biscuits, Chocolate, Candy and Powdered Beverages as well as the No. 2 position in Gum and Coffee.
Mondelēz International is uniquely positioned to win in the marketplace. About three-quarters of its annual revenue will be generated in the fast-growing Biscuits, Chocolate and Gum & Candy categories. Nearly half of the company’s revenue comes from high-growth Developing Markets where the company plans to disproportionately invest.
As the world’s largest buyer of Rainforest Alliance Certified™ coffee and Fair Trade Certified™ cocoa, Mondelēz International remains focused on its ambitious sustainability goals and is, for example, on track to achieving its goal of sustainably sourcing 100% of coffee beans for all its European coffee brands by 2015.
About Mondelēz International in Europe
With $13 billion(1) in revenue, Europe represents 37% of the activity of Mondelēz International and plays a critical role in its global snacking strategy. With 26,000 employees in 17 countries, Mondelēz International in Europe is a leader in its five key categories: chocolate, biscuits, coffee, cheese, as well as gum and candy. Its portfolio includes beloved brands such as Cadbury, Côte d’Or, Milka, Toblerone, Carte Noire, Kenco, Jacobs, Tassimo, belVita, LU, Oreo, Trident, Halls and Philadelphia.