The German Competition Authority unconditionally clears a merger between two family-owned food retailers on the market for preserved fruit in glass jars and cartons (Andros / Spreewaldhof)

Bundeskartellamt clears acquisition of Spreewaldhof by Andros* The Bundeskartellamt has today cleared the acquisition of Obst- und Gemüseverarbeitung “Spreewaldkonserve” Golßen GmbH (“Spreewaldhof”) by Andros & Cie SAS (“Andros”) in second-phase proceedings. Andreas Mundt, President of the Bundeskartellamt: “Even before the merger, both manufacturers have enjoyed a lead over their competitors on the market for preserved fruit in glass jars and cartons. The merger will create a clear market leader in this sector in Germany. However, following extensive investigations we have concluded that the merger ultimately raises no serious competition concerns. The market

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German Competition Authority, The German Competition Authority unconditionally clears a merger between two family-owned food retailers on the market for preserved fruit in glass jars and cartons (Andros / Spreewaldhof), 24 June 2021, e-Competitions July 2021 - II, Art. N° 101437

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