UPDATE 3-Oreo cookie maker Mondelez sales forecast disappoints
* 4th-qtr earnings/shr $0.46 vs est. $0.48
* Takes $778 mln charge related to Venezuela accounting
* Sale of coffee unit tempers sales
* Shares down as much as 9 pct (Adds conference call, analyst comments, updates shares)
By Yashaswini Swamynathan
Feb 3 (Reuters) - Oreo cookie maker Mondelez International Inc forecast 2016 revenue growth below analysts' expectations, raising concerns about the company's ability to reverse a two-year slide in sales in a tough economic environment.
The company's shares fell as much as 9 percent on Wednesday after Mondelez also reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit, hurt by a strong dollar and weak demand in Europe, its biggest market.
Mondelez, which makes Cadbury and Milka chocolates, is struggling due to a shift in consumer taste to less processed foods that has prompted retailers to provide less shelf space for its sugary snacks.
The company has also been battling a strong dollar by raising prices in markets such as Europe and Latin America, but this has taken a toll on volumes. Continuación...