The Spanish Competition Authority fines various milk suppliers for exchanging information, coordinating pricing and allocating clientele (Industrias Lácteas 2)

The NMCC has imposed fines totalling EUR 88.2m on nine companies and two associations operating in the country's raw cow milk supply market for an infringement of Article 1 of the Spanish Competition Act (SCA) and Article 101 TFEU. The NMCC initiated proceedings as a result of a report on the dairy industry referred by the Regional Competition Authority from Castilla y León. This report referred to (i) the existence of an alleged anticompetitive conduct in the raw cow milk supply market and (ii) a complaint submitted by Unions Agrarias (a small farmer trade union) against milk processing

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Pedro Callol, Jorge Manzarbeitia, Manuel Canadas Bouwen, The Spanish Competition Authority fines various milk suppliers for exchanging information, coordinating pricing and allocating clientele (Industrias Lácteas 2), 26 February 2015, e-Competitions February 2015, Art. N° 95999

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