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Competition and Markets Authority to investigate pie merger

Geoff Riley

20th December 2014

The CMA Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is launching an investigation into Pork Farms' acquisition of the chilled savoury pastries division of Kerry Foods, both of which supply supermarkets with own-label snacks. The CMA fears that the merger will lead to an unacceptable concentration of market power giving the enlarged firm the chance to raise prices for consumers. Read more here:

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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