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ARE YOU COMFORTED BY CADBURY'S TRADING ?

<strong>SAM HART </strong> CHARLES STANLEY<br />The company has announced that it has launched Fair Trade certified Dairy Milk in the UK and Ireland which may result in further share gains as a potentially substantial hurdle for competitors As a reflection of increasing confidence it announced an eight per cent increase in dividend.<br /><br /><strong>KEITH BOWMAN </strong> HARGREAVES LANSDOWN<br />Cadbury is cheering investors, providing an upgrade to its profit margin expectation for the year. In the face of tough economic times, consumers&rsquo; desire for low cost treats such as chocolate also looks to be playing its part.<br /><br /><strong>MARTIN DEBOO </strong> INVESTEC<br />Revenue and margin improvement have beaten both our and consensus expectations. Cadbury&rsquo;s turnaround plan is delivering in line with our expectations, making us more confident about its future.