The Nigerian unit of British confectioner Cadbury expects to cut its net loss by 14 percent to 2.42 billion naira ($16 million) in 2009 from the previous year, the company said on Tuesday.

Turnover at the company -- whose products include Bournvita beverage drinks, Bubba bubble gum, Trebor mints, and Tom Tom and Eclairs sweets -- is seen rising 4.3 percent to 25.35 billion naira from a year earlier, Cadbury said in a forecast to the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

(Reporting by Tume Ahema; Editing by Nick Tattersall)