Mr. Prodnose is one of Mr. Wonka's rivals who steals one of his recipes to recreate his products for their own candy shops.

2005 film Edit

While Wonka's booming business created a shadow over him and other confectioners, Mr. Prodnose, and other confectioners, began to use industrial espionage to steal Wonka's recipes. They would send spies to Wonka's factory to pose as people seeking work, and while working, they stole his recipes.