Tesco has expressed "surprise and dismay" at an Office of Fair Trading (OFT) ruling that it must pay £10.43m for allegedly colluding with other retailers and suppliers to fix cheese prices in 2002 to 2003.
European dairy giants Nestle and Vivartia are among a number of
companies facing fines imposed by the Greek competition authority
for allegedly fixing dairy prices in the country, press reports
Tetra Laval's anticipated acquisition of the cheese-making
equipment division of a UK-based firm will not be referred to the
Competition Commission (CC) after the Office of Fair Trading (OFT)
accepted proposals addressing competition...
In a major move that might help reduce the pricing power of the
UK's major supermarkets, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) yesterday
said it would refer the issue to the Competition Commission (CC)
for more detailed examination.
Britain's 'big four' supermarket chains may face pressure as the
Office of Fair Trading (OFT) withdraws its previous ruling
protecting the grocery sector from investigation by the Competition
Arla UK claimed a moral victory in its long dispute with rival
Robert Wiseman Dairies in Scotland, after the competition appeals
body over-turned an 'inadequate' investigation by the Office of
Allegations of anti-competitive practices in the Scottish milk
market by Robert Wiseman Dairies have been dismissed by the Office
of Fair Trading because of a lack of evidence. The decision has
angered other dairy groups, and an appeal...