The Autorité de la concurrence has obtained a commitment from Nespresso to lift barriers to entry for other coffee capsule makers – compatible with Nespresso coffee machines – as well as barriers to their growth* The final commitments made by Nespresso – the first in the world – have been substantially improved in relation to the original proposals tested in April They re-establish conditions of fair competition on the capsule market while preserving Nespresso's capacity for innovation. Background Following referrals from DEMB (the L'Or Espresso brand) – formerly known as Sara Lee – and the Ethical Coffee Company (the Espresso brand and private label brands), Nespresso has made a series of commitments lifting the barriers to entry for other coffee capsule makers – compatible with
The French Competition Authority accepts commitments in the market for coffee capsules (Nespresso)
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