We use our own and third-party cookies to optimize your experience on this site, including to maintain user sessions. Without these cookies our site will not function well. If you continue browsing our site we take that to mean that you understand and accept how we use the cookies. If you wish to decline our cookies we will redirect you to Google.
Already have an account? Sign in.

 Remember Me | Forgot Your Password?

Nestlé, Mars Charged In Chocolate Price-Fixing Scheme In Canada

June 6, 2013: 12:00 AM EST
Canada’s Competition Bureau, an independent law enforcement agency, has filed criminal price-fixing charges against chocolate producers and distributors Nestlé Canada Inc., Mars Canada Inc., and ITWAL Limited, a national network of independent wholesale distributors. The Bureau said it uncovered evidence that the companies conspired, agreed or arranged to fix prices for chocolate products. Three executives of the companies were also charged with criminal activity. Hershey Canada was targeted in the investigation, but cooperated with the Bureau. It will plead guilty later this month in exchange for leniency.
"Charges Laid in a Price-fixing Cartel in the Chocolate Industry", Competition Bureau, June 06, 2013, © Canada.gc.ca
Domains
FOOD COMPANIES
Nestle
Other
Geographies
Worldwide
North America
Canada
Categories
Companies, Organizations
Legal, Legislation, Regulation, Policy
Market News
Developed by Yuri Ingultsov Software Lab.