Wrigley transferred production of its breath-freshening strips from the US to its confectionery plant in Poznan, Poland, in 2004

Kraft closed the Terry's chocolate factory in York and relocated production of brands such as Terry's Chocolate Orange to Poland in 2005

Masterfoods closed its Slough factory and relocated production of its Twix and Starburst brands, partly to the Czech Republic, in 2005

Heinz shifted production of its HP sauce from its Birmingham plant to the Netherlands in March this year

Leaf UK, a subsidiary of Leaf International, moved production of its Chewits confectionery brand to Slovakia from Merseyside in 2006