bread cartels

 
Competition authorities' cartel-busting pays off for SA
Competition authorities' cartel-busting pays off for SA
With economic growth expected to drop this year, the strain on state revenues, and ultimately the extent to which it can boost the economy and...
Bread cartels: ConCourt ruling leaves big brands open to lawsuits
Bread cartels: ConCourt ruling leaves big brands open to lawsuits
A Constitutional Court judgment has opened the way for a Western Cape group of small bread distributors to launch a class action against bread...
Hope and fear as class action lawsuits get the go-ahead
Hope and fear as class action lawsuits get the go-ahead
The framework has been set for the launching of class action lawsuits within the South African legal system after a landmark ruling was handed down...
More dough for less bread
More dough for less bread
How much should a loaf of bread cost? The answer is unclear since the Competition Commission announced details of two more cartels, which have had...
Bread price respite is over
Bread price respite is over
Did you notice the drop in the bread price? Did consumers benefit from Pioneer Foods' price cuts on bread and flour, enforced by the Competition...
Judgment reserved in bread price fixing appeal
Judgment reserved in bread price fixing appeal
Judgment was reserved in the Western Cape High Court on Saturday in the appeal by the Black Sash and others against a decision to deny them a class...
Taking on the cartels
Taking on the cartels
The bread price-fixing scandal struck a blow to the poorest of South Africans. M&G journalist Lloyd Gedye takes us behind the story...
Guiltless pioneers?
Guiltless pioneers?
Pioneer Foods faces the largest fine imposed to date by the Competition Tribunal but is determined to clear its name.
Price-fixing: Pioneer Foods in bid to clear its name
Price-fixing: Pioneer Foods in bid to clear its name
Question: Why would a bunch of employees from South Africa's biggest bakeries not take minutes at a meeting they held together?
Time for Tiger to come clean
Time for Tiger to come clean
When news first broke last year of the bread price-fixing scandal, Tiger Brands at first tried to present its involvement as minimal, no more than...
Billion-rand fines for cartels
Billion-rand fines for cartels
Tiger Brands can count itself lucky that the fines imposed on it and its subsidiaries for participation in the bread and pharmaceutical cartels...

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