Starbucks Asks Court To Allow Kraft Contract To End

Law360, New York (January 7, 2011, 4:27 PM EST) -- Starbucks Corp. has asked a federal judge to deny a request by Kraft Foods Inc. to halt the termination of a $1 billion contract under which the food behemoth has the exclusive right to distribute the coffee giant's products in supermarkets.

In the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Thursday, Starbucks filed an opposition to Kraft's motion for a preliminary injunction, claiming that "Kraft can not demonstrate that, in the absence of injunctive relief, it will suffer any irreparable injury" from...
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