Cadbury: Kraft takeover bid 'unappealing'

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2009 file photo, a Cadbury chocolate bar is seen for sale in a shop in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

January 12, 2010 5:59:28 AM PST
British candy maker Cadbury PLC on Tuesday stepped up its defense against a hostile takeover bid from Kraft Foods Inc. by announcing that both its full-year revenue growth and profit margins will beat market expectations.