The Netherlands: The Competition Authority fines Silverskin Onions Cartel* On 25 May 2012, the Netherlands Competition Authority (NMa) imposed fines of more than € 9 000 000 on five growers and processors of silverskin onions for their participation in cartel agreements concerning the maximum area of land to be sown with silverskin onions. The NMa found that they had infringed Article 6 of the Dutch Competition Act as well as Article 101 TFEU and therefore imposed the following fines: TOP (€ 6 275 000), VECO (€ 1 139 000), CROP (€ 1 012 000), Thopol (€ 450 000) and Primofin (€ 450 000). The combined production volume of the Dutch
The Dutch Competition Authority fines five onion producers for their participation in cartel agreements (TOP / VECO / CROP / Thopol / Promofin)
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