Giant Eagle Investigated in Bottling-Plant Bid

A trustee in the bankruptcy case of beverage company LeNature’s is investigating allegations that supermarket operator Giant Eagle threatened another bidder in an effort to acquire a LeNature’s bottling plant.

PITTSBURGH — A trustee in the bankruptcy case of beverage company LeNature’s is investigating allegations that supermarket operator Giant Eagle threatened another bidder in an effort to acquire a LeNature’s bottling plant. Giant Eagle, based here, reportedly threatened to stop selling products from Cadbury Schweppes if the beverage giant sought to bid for the plant. Giant Eagle earlier this month said it had won the bidding with a $20 million offer. The investigation, which was said to have b

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