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Mondelēz China Donated Biscuits and Powdered Beverages to Yao Foundation’s Basketball Season to Cheer for Young Basketball Players

[Shanghai, 11th August 2013] Mondelēz China (former Kraft Foods China) today donated 321 boxes of biscuits and 110 boxes of powdered beverages to the "Yao Foundation Hope Primary School Basketball Season", which is jointly organized by the Yao Foundation, the China Youth Development Foundation and the Chinese Basketball Association. The donation will be used for the athletes’ nutritious meals during the six-day Basketball Season hosted in West Anhui University in Lu'an. This year, 37 schools in 19 provinces in East China participated in the event; the donation will be able to provide additional energy and allow the athletes to fully enjoy the pleasure of sports.

Founded by the famous basketball player Yao Ming, the Yao Foundation is dedicated to helping the rural students in Hope Primary School to learn about basketball, understand the spirit of sports and experience teamwork through basketball.  As of today, the Yao Foundation has constructed 17 hope primary schools through the CYDF, and Mondelēz China has also established "Mondelēz Hope Kitchens" in five of them. Mondelēz Hope Kitchens aims to enhance the kitchen facilities in rural schools so that students can have hot meals and clean utensils. By the end of 2013, 250 "Mondelez Hope Kitchens" will be opened in 19 provinces and more than 125,000 students will be benefited from the project. Mondelēz China has been an active corporate participant in various charitable donations and major natural disaster relief. Since 2005, more than RMB 47 million has been donated in cash and in kind to help the people in need.

About Mondelēz International

Mondelēz International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDLZ) is a global snacking powerhouse, with 2012 revenue of USD 35 billion. Creating delicious moments of joy in 165 countries, Mondelēz International is a world leader in chocolate, biscuits, gum, candy, coffee and powdered beverages, with billion-dollar brands such as Cadbury, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Milka chocolate, Jacobs coffee, LU, Nabisco and OREO biscuits, Tang powdered beverages and Trident gum. Mondelēz International is a proud member of the Standard and Poor’s 500, NASDAQ 100 and Dow Jones Sustainability Index.

About Mondelēz China

Mondelēz China (former Kraft Foods China) entered the China market in 1984. Headquartered in Shanghai, Mondelēz China is a leading snacks company, including biscuits, confectionery and beverages. With more than 6,000 employees, Mondelēz China has established eight manufacturing plants in Beijing, Suzhou, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Jiangmen. Mondelēz China is officially renamed as of July 1, 2013, upon its completion of the legal procedures. Official website: www.mdlz.cn; Weibo: www.weibo.com/mdlzchina

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