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Israel: Coffee collusion raids taken as wakeup call for Café Café

 |  November 5, 2013

Reports say Israel antitrust authorities raided offices of major coffee chain Café Chain early this week as part of an investigation into allegations of price-fixing.

Reports say Café Café’s head Ronen Nimni and two others are the focus of the Antitrust Authority’s probe, which included seizure of computers in the raid.

Also investigated are Roladin and Café Greg’s Yair Malka, two other major coffee chains.

Reports printed stories regarding price-fixing last month in an expose that claimed the firms colluded to fix prices; following the report, Israel’s competition head David Gilo vowed to investigate the matter.

Full content: Haaretz

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