The French Competition Authority fines a distribution cooperative of raw materials and equipment to bakers for market sharing (Back Europ)

Distribution of raw materials and equipment to bakers* The Autorité hands down fines to the cooperative Back Europ for having organised, on the whole of France, a geographical market distribution between its members. L'essentiel The Autorité hands down fines to the cooperative Back Europ for anticompetitive practices. For 30 years, Back Europ defined with each of its members a geographical area within which they had the exclusive business to sell their products and materials to bakers. Back Europ did not dispute the facts and applied and benefited from a settlement procedure. The Autorité fined the cooperative €1.7 million. Back Europ brings together several

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority fines a distribution cooperative of raw materials and equipment to bakers for market sharing (Back Europ), 8 July 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin July 2019, Art. N° 91048

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