The Luxembourg Competition Authority fines food company and 3 supermarkets €3.3 million for resale price maintenance (Bahlsen / Auchan / Cactus / Delhaize)

The Luxembourg Competition Council fines Bahlsen and the supermarkets Auchan, Cactus and Delhaize of €3.3 million* In three decisions dated 18 November 2020, the Competition Council fines Bahlsen and the supermarkets Auchan, Cactus and Delhaize of €3.3 million for resale price maintenance of Bahlsen products between 2011 and 2015 in the territory of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The supplier Bahlsen and each of its distributors Auchan, Cactus and Delhaize agreed during five years to fix resale prices of Bahlsen branded products, which resulted in higher prices for consumers. The decisions are the result of an own-initiative procedure started by the Council in 2015. It had triggered the investigation after noticing identical prices for Bahlsen products

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Luxembourg Competition Authority, The Luxembourg Competition Authority fines food company and 3 supermarkets €3.3 million for resale price maintenance (Bahlsen / Auchan / Cactus / Delhaize), 18 November 2020, e-Competitions November 2020, Art. N° 98053

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