This class action alleged that the Defendants unlawfully conspired to raise, maintain, fix, and/or stabilize prices at which Chocolate Products were sold in Canada. The term “Chocolate Products” refers to any and all chocolate confectionary products of the Defendants.
The plaintiff alleged that from at least February 1st, 2001 to November 28th, 2007, the Defendants and their senior executives participated in illegal and secretive meetings and made agreements relating to price targets, specific price increases, market share divisions and production capacity for Chocolate Products.
The British Columbia action was brought by Jacob Stuart Main. View a copy of the Amended Statement of Claim filed in British Columbia.
Settlements were reached with all defendants and the action has been resolved.