The Spanish Competition Authorities assess an outsourcing project constituting a concentration in the retail distribution sector (Fuertes/Carrefour)

Carrefour, the largest supermarket and hypermarket retailer in Spain, has executed an agreement with Fuertes Group to outsource processing, handling, cutting and packaging services for meat, butcher products and cheese. Fuertes Group is a family holding company present in the food sector. Fuertes Group supplies meat products and fresh meat processed products through El Pozo. Prior to this agreement, Carrefour performed the outsourced services in-house. As any other retailer in Spain, Carrefour internally processed, handled, cut and packaged meat, butcher products and cheese for direct sale to customers in its outlets. Indeed, none of these services has been provided on the open-market in Spain to date, as there are no independent operators offering this sort of services. Carrefour

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Henar González Durántez, The Spanish Competition Authorities assess an outsourcing project constituting a concentration in the retail distribution sector (Fuertes/Carrefour), 7 February 2008, e-Competitions Bulletin February 2008, Art. N° 19837

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