Antitrust Antitrust

Peters' contract with PFD Food was designed to squeeze out competition, Australian enforcer alleges

By James Panichi
  • 19 Nov 2020 19:47
  • 19 Nov 2020 19:53
Peters Ice Cream, the iconic Australian company founded by an expatriate American in 1907, will have to defend itself in court from allegations that it hindered or prevented competition for the supply of single-wrapped ice-creams to gasoline and convenience retailers across the country.

In a statement today (see here), the Australian Competition

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James Panichi

Senior Editor, Asia Pacific


James, an Australian journalist with over 25 years’ experience in print and electronic media, helps to oversee MLex’s coverage of regulatory risk in Asia, with special attention to Australia and New Zealand. In 2016, James was appointed as MLex’s managing editor for continental Europe, overseeing the Brussels bureau’s coverage of EU regulatory affairs and managing a team of 16 journalists in Brussels and Geneva. Previously James worked for the European Voice newspaper, before joining the European operation of US political website Politico as an investigative reporter specializing in governance, transparency and lobbying.

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