ALERTS: CARTELS - FRANCE – FOOD SECTOR - PRICE FIXING - MARKET SHARING

Cartel: The French Competition Authority severely punishes the main fruit compote manufacturers for price and market sharing cartels (Andros)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 19 December 2019, the Authority made public Decision No. 19-D-24 of 17 December 201958 million for six processors of fruit compote between October 2010 and January 2014, for having implemented an anti-competitive practice by object aimed, on the one hand, at manipulating the prices of compote sold to private label supermarkets and out-of-home catering distributors and, on the other hand, at dividing up customers and volumes for these same products. The case started in January 2014 with a leniency application by a Dutch fruit and vegetable cannery, which entered the French market in 2003 and 2008 at the request of distributors (pts. 649 and

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Alain Ronzano, Cartel: The French Competition Authority severely punishes the main fruit compote manufacturers for price and market sharing cartels (Andros), 17 December 2019, Concurrences N° 1-2020, Art. N° 92721, www.concurrences.com

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