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Canada: Sticky chocolate price-fixing scandal gets cleaned up with settlement

 |  September 17, 2013

A class action settlement against major chocolate companies in Canada could soon be resolved as the defendants agreed to pay a $23 million settlement, according to reports.

Cadbury Adams Canada, Hershey Canada, Nestle Canada and Mars Canada were all sued for allegations of fixing chocolate prices; the four chose to settle but continue to deny any wrongdoing.

The settlement offer was cleared by courts in Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec, say reports.

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