Commitments : The French Competition Authority declares binding the commitments proposed by the dominant operator of the coffee capsules expresso machine sector in order to address its competition concerns related to a potential exclusion of new entrants on the coffee capsule market (Nestlé, Nespresso)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The market for high pressure potioned coffee espresso machines (i.e. working with pods) and the market for pods was born at the beginning of this century with the Nespresso coffee makers and pods. This market differs from the traditional high pressure percolation in which the consumer doses his coffee himself and to a certain extent from other espresso machines with potioned coffee but using pumps no more than 15 to 19 bars but only 4 bars or less. Due to the advantage of the innovator, the Nestlé Group has long been in a monopoly position in the capsule market. However, since 2010 new competitors have been entering the market with capsules compatible with

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