Cadbury is the world's largest confectionery manufacturer. The firm was formerly known as Cadbury Schweppes before de-merging in May 2008, separating its global confectionery business from its Americas beverage unit, which has been renamed Dr Pepper Snapple Group. Cadbury is the largest confectionery retailer in the world.

Cadbury UK also owns Trebor Bassett, Fry's, Maynard's and Halls.