Supervalu Sues Candy Makers

PHILADELPHIA Supervalu filed a lawsuit here last week accusing several major chocolate suppliers of conspiring to fix prices. In an effort to combat the prospect of diminishing profits, defendants and their co-conspirators entered into a conspiracy not to compete in the sale of chocolate products, the suit alleges, then Supervalu, which is based in Minneapolis, for the products, beginning in 2002

PHILADELPHIA — Supervalu filed a lawsuit here last week accusing several major chocolate suppliers of conspiring to fix prices.

“In an effort to combat the prospect of diminishing profits, defendants and their co-conspirators entered into a conspiracy not to compete in the sale of chocolate products,” the suit alleges, then “overcharged” Supervalu, which is based in Minneapolis, for the products, beginning in 2002 and continuing through “at least 2008.”

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