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About Us

We are one of the largest snacking companies in Canada with delicious household favourites including Cadbury, Oreo, Christie and Maynards.

Our brands are iconic, occupying many of the number one, two or three spots across their categories; and our makers and bakers have the enviable job of inventing and making chocolate, cookies, crackers and candy across our iconic Ontario manufacturing facilities and sites. We are a business that has set ambitious targets for growth, with around $250 million being invested into our Ontario-based manufacturing facilities in the last few years alone; we are leading marketing campaigns with innovations such as Cadbury Dark Milk and Oreo flavours, including Birthday Cake and Peppermint Bark. Our community of over 2,683 employees is based across Canada, with our head office in Toronto.

What makes our workplace great is passion and personality. We expect people to be themselves, speak up, and embrace our diversity as our strength. We’re mindful of the space and time you need to work flexibly, and the importance of trust and empathy in promoting a strong sense of belonging.

Office Locations

Hamilton Plant

Address:
45 Ewen Road
Hamilton, Ontario
L8S 3C3

We manufacture Maynards Wine Gums, Sour Patch Kids, Swedish Fish and Swedish Berries in our Hamilton plant. We are the largest volume producer of starch molding products in the Mondelēz International network. In 2009, we were awarded Outstanding Business Achievement by the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce in the category of Manufacturing & Export Excellence.

Fun facts: In 1964-Jaret/Malaco imported confections from Sweden for North America distribution. In 1978-M&A acquired 45 Ewen Rd & the Sour Patch Kids brand was developed. And, in 1991, Allan Candy purchased M&A. In 1995, Cadbury-Schweppes purchased Allan Candy (TAI). And in 2010, Kraft Foods purchased Cadbury. Finally, in 2012, Hamilton plant proudly joined the Mondelēz International family.

Hamilton team members smiling

Gladstone

Address:
277 Gladstone Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
M6J 3L9

At our Gladstone plant in Toronto, we produce some of our world-famous chocolates such as Caramilk, Dairy Milk, Mr. Big, Wunderbar, Cadbury Creme Egg, Cadbury Mini-Eggs, and Cadbury Fruit & Nut.

Fun facts: Constructed in 1904, the plant sits on a residential street just west of downtown Toronto. The nearest neighbour is 6 inches away! In 1987, William Neilson Ltd. purchased assets of Cadbury Canada Ltd., and in 2003 Cadbury Trebor Allan Inc. & Adams Canada merged into Cadbury Adams Canada. In 2010, Kraft Foods purchased Cadbury and in 2012, the Gladstone plant proudly became part of the Mondelēz International family.

Gladstone factory and team member

Scarborough Bakery

Address:
370 Progress Avenue
Scarborough, Ontario
M1P 2Z4

Scarborough Bakery, more commonly known as “Dad’s Cookies,” is located in the vibrant municipality of Scarborough, Ontario. We manufacture many beloved gems, including Dad’s Oatmeal Cookies, Oreo Peanut Butter Pie, and Fudge-Covered Mint Oreo. The Dad’s Cookies franchise was established in 1920 in California, with a Toronto location established in 1924. The current Scarborough location was built in 1966. Our workforce of approximately 330 employees at the Scarborough Bakery work hard to create the perfect snack for moments that matter.  Many of our employees are second generation employees, which makes for a close-knit team and a place many of us call home.

Scarborough factory

East York Bakery

Address:
5, Bermondsey Road
East York, Ontario
M4B 2T7

East York bakery is the largest Mondelēz bakery in terms of volume (in lbs.) in Canada. It is here that we manufacture products under the Peek Freans brand, as well as a number of different products that support the North American Oreo network. We support three business units- Canada, US Snacks & Confectionary and US Foodservice.

Fun facts: We celebrated our 70th anniversary in 2019. The bourbon creme cookie that goes into our Assorted Creme package is the oldest mass-produced sandwich cookie in the world (it pre-dates Oreo!). The name of the street that out plant is on (Bermondsey) is named after the town of Bermondsey in England where the original Peek Freans factory was located.

East York factory and team member
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Mallomars production at Scarborough Bakery

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Awards

Canada Top Employers 2021

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Toronto 2021 Top Employers