Price Fixing of a Major Product?
Authorities in Canada have charged the food giants Nestle and Mars, together with a network of independent wholesale distributors, in an alleged conspiracy to fix prices of chocolates.
The Competition Bureau in the capital Ottawa said it has uncovered "evidence" suggesting price-fixing.
Nestle Canada, Mars Canada, and the distributors ITWAL have been charged.
Three individuals have also been charged as part of the investigation.
They are former Nestle Canada president Robert Leonidas; Sandra Martinez, former president of confectionery for Nestle Canada; and David Glenn Stevens, president and chief executive of ITWAL.
Oh dear, when the Canadians are mad at you…