Canada Charges Nestle, Mars With Price-Fixing

Law360, New York (June 6, 2013, 6:55 PM EDT) -- Canadian prosecutors have charged Nestle Canada Inc., Mars Canada Inc., a network of independent food distributors and three executives with conspiring to fix the price of chocolate candy, the country's antitrust watchdog said Thursday

Six years after reports of the Competition Bureau's investigation became public, the agency announced criminal price-fixing charges against local units of two of the world's biggest confectioners.

In addition to Mars and Nestle, the government also charged ITWAL Ltd., a network of independent wholesale food distributors, and its president and CEO David...
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