Mondelez International, Inc. manufactures and markets snack food and beverage products for consumers worldwide. As of December 31, 2015, the company had operations in approximately 80 countries and made its products at 156 manufacturing and processing facilities in 57 countries. Segments The company’s operations are organized into five segments, including Latin America; the Asia Pacific; Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa; Europe; and North America. Products and Brands The company’s brands span five product categories comprising biscuits (including cookies, crackers and salted snacks), chocolate, gum and candy, beverages (including coffee and powdered beverages), and cheese and grocery. The company’s portfolio includes brands, such as Nabisco, Oreo and LU biscuits; Cadbury, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Milka chocolates; and Trident gum. Its brands also comprise belVita biscuits; Lacta chocolate; Halls candy; Tang powdered beverages; Plentils gluten-free chips; and Enjoy Life nut-free chocolate, and seed and fruit products. Strategy The company intends to execute five long-term strategies, including unleashing the power of its people; transforming snacking; revolutionizing selling; driving efficiency to fuel growth; and protecting the well-being of planet. Sales and Marketing Across its segments, the company generally sells its products to supermarket chains, wholesalers, supercenters, club stores, mass merchandisers, distributors, convenience stores, gasoline stations, drug stores, value stores and other retail food outlets. The company also uses the services of independent sales offices and agents in some of its international locations. Research and Development For the year ended December 31, 2015, the company’s research and development expenses were $409 million. Acquisitions In July 2015, the company acquired an 80% interest in a biscuit operation in Vietnam. In February 2015, it acquired a U.S. snack food company, Enjoy Life Foods, within its North America segment. Divestitures In April 2015, the company completed the divestiture of its 50% equity interest in AGF, the company’s Japanese coffee joint venture. Seasonality Demand for the company’s products is balanced over the first three quarters of the year (Year ended December 31, 2015) and increases in the fourth quarter primarily because of holidays and other seasonal events. Environmental Regulations The company has programs across its business units designed to meet applicable environmental compliance requirements. In the United States, the laws and regulations include the Clean Air Act; the Clean Water Act; the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act; and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act. History The company was founded in 2000. It was incorporated in 2000 in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The company was formerly known as Kraft Foods Inc. and changed its name to Mondelez International, Inc. in 2012.
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