Kraft and Krüger caught on cartelling

By: trademagazin Date: 2011. 10. 19. 12:30

The investigation of the German cartel office showed that the Kraft and the Krüger made prohibited price negotiations over their traded instant cappuccino, so the two companies should pay a total of 9 million euros fines.

Andreas Mundt, the President of the cartel office told to Süddeutsche Zeitung that the two companies agreed on price increases for two years, in a value of 20 to 40 cents per pack. Therefore the German consumers paid a much higher price for the products, so the body imposed 9 million euros fines on the firms – reports Világgazdaság Online, after Süddeutsche Zeitung.

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