The Dutch Competition Authority takes note of the favourable ruling by the Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal upholding €9M worth of fines on onion cartel participants (Silver Onion Cartel)

Statements CBb fine silver onion cartel* The Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal (CBb) has upheld the fines imposed on growers and processors of silver onions on appeal. What is the case about? On 25 May 2012, ACM imposed fines of more than 8 million euros on growers and processors of silver onions (silver onions producers) for prohibited cartel formation. The silver onion producers agreed on how many hectares (areas) of silver onion could be sown. They had contact about the prices that customers had to pay. In addition, they bought

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Dutch Competition Authority, The Dutch Competition Authority takes note of the favourable ruling by the Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal upholding €9M worth of fines on onion cartel participants (Silver Onion Cartel), 24 March 2016, e-Competitions March 2016, Art. N° 81468

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