Big Three Conspire to Fix U.S. Tuna Prices, Wholesaler Says in Antitrust Class Action

tuna_cansThe “oligopolistic structure” of the nation’s three largest packed-seafood companies – StarKist, Bumble Bee and Tri-Union – helps them conspire to fix tuna prices, a class of wholesalers claim. Olean Wholesale Grocery Cooperative filed the federal complaint Monday against Bumble Bee Foods, Tri-Union Seafoods and StarKist. Tri-Union, the only name that may be unfamiliar to U.S. consumers, sells its canned fish under the trade name Chicken of the Sea. Read the rest here 19:42

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