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Oreo and Milka among products developed at Mondelēz Polish technical center

Mondelēz's technical center in Wroclaw, Poland, was supported with a $17m investment.  Photo: Mondelēz

Mondelēz has started operating its latest technical center in Poland, where around 130 specialists will develop the company’s key European biscuits and chocolate products, such as Milka, Oreo, Alpen Gold and Prince Polo. 

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