The French Competition Authority sanctions a leading producer for having abused of its dominant position in the blue-veined cheese sector (SOCIETE Group)

Press Release published on the official website of the French Competition Authority.

The Conseil de la concurrence penalises the Société des Caves et des Producteurs Réunis de Roquefort (SOCIETE Group) for abuse of a dominant position and hands down a fine of 5 million euros.* Following a referral by the Minister of Economy, Finance and Industry in December 2000, the Conseil de la concurrence has imposed penalties on the Société des Caves et des Producteurs Réunis de Roquefort (SOCIETE Group) for entering into commercial agreements with several of the main companies in the large-scale retail sector. Under the terms of these agreements, reached between 1995 and 1998, the companies in question acquired all or almost all of their supply from the

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority sanctions a leading producer for having abused of its dominant position in the blue-veined cheese sector (SOCIETE Group), 8 April 2004, e-Competitions Bulletin April 2004, Art. N° 61662

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