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Food supply chain: The French CEPC addresses certain provisions and practices between producers and first buyers, in the dairy sector, with the view to facilitate the optimization of the commercial opportunities for producers

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Following an initial CEPC opinion on a milk supply contract, previously commented on (see Circular Letter 12/2017, nos. obs.), the Commission once again examined this very specific type of contract, which is fairly symptomatic of the tensions that can exist between the players in the agricultural sector, against the backdrop of a recurring debate on the value of production (see also the report on the CEPC's first opinion on the subject). CEPC press release of 19 June 2009, https://www.economie.gouv.fr/files/directions_services/cepc/cp_190609.pdf). Facts. In this case, the CEPC's opinion was sought on two clauses and two practices. The first clause

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Jean-Michel Vertut, Food supply chain: The French CEPC addresses certain provisions and practices between producers and first buyers, in the dairy sector, with the view to facilitate the optimization of the commercial opportunities for producers, 27 February 2020, Concurrences N° 3-2020, Art. N° 96568, www.concurrences.com

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