LONDON - UK Business Secretary Peter Mandelson wants an early meeting with Kraft Foods if a deal to buy Cadbury goes through, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown's spokesman said on Tuesday.

Assuming the deal goes through I will be seeking early meetings with Kraft, Brown's spokesman quoted Mandelson as saying.

Kraft Foods agreed a recommended deal to buy Cadbury for arond 11.9 billion pounds ($19.6 billion) on Tuesday, creating the world's top confectioner. (Reporting by Matt Falloon Editing by Keith Weir