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2008-05-02 09:00:00

Unlike their iconic American counterpart, some Oreos sold in China are long, thin, four-layered and coated in chocolate. But the cookies have this in common: Both are now best-sellers. The Oreo has long been the top-selling cookie in the U.S. market, but Kraft Foods had to reinvent the Oreo to make it sell well in the world's most populous nation. Although Chinese Oreo sales represent a tiny fraction of Kraft's $37.2 billion annual revenue, the cookie's journey in China is an example of the...


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