Sanctions imposed on champagne company Canard-Duchêne (Arvitis group) and two wholesale importers
Canard-Duchêne champagnes: The Autorité de la concurrence fines several Arvitis group companies and two wholesale importers for maintaining exclusive import rights in French Guiana and Guadeloupe after the entry into force of the Lurel Act
The Autorité de la concurrence fines several companies of the Arvitis group (TCD, Champagne Canard-Duchêne, C&C Export, Dourthe, Arvitis Bordeaux and Arvitis SA) as well as two wholesale importer companies, Sodis Chrismay (French Guiana) and Sodipa (Guadeloupe), for maintaining exclusive import rights on Canard-Duchêne champagnes after the Lurel Act came into force.
The total amount of the fines is €283,000.
Press release of 8 March 2023
Canard-Duchêne champagnes: Several Arvitis group companies and two wholesale importers fined for maintaining exclusive import rights