The French Competition Authority fines an anti-competitive agreement concerning dairy products sold under retailers’ private labels (Yoghurt cartel)

French Competition Authority Imposes € 192.7 Million in Fines for Anti-competitive Agreement Concerning Dairy Products Sold under Retailers’ Private Labels* The Autorité de la concurrence (the Autorité) issued on 12 March 2015 a decision finding 10 dairy producers guilty of entering into an anti-competitive agreement aimed at fixing prices and allocating volumes. The sanctioned practices took place from 2006 to 2012 with a variable duration depending on the company. General Mills-Yoplait (Yoplait), the first leniency applicant, benefitted from

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European Competition Network Brief, The French Competition Authority fines an anti-competitive agreement concerning dairy products sold under retailers’ private labels (Yoghurt cartel), 11 March 2015, e-Competitions Bulletin March 2015, Art. N° 76763

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