North East Valleys Wine Group Pty Ltd - Authorisations - A91080 - A91081

Summary

On 21 December 2007 North East Valleys Wine Group (NEV) and 39 identified growers of wine grapes in the North East Valleys (located in the Alpine and King Valleys) in the north east region of Victoria (Growers) lodged applications for authorisation A91080 and A91081.

Broadly, authorisation was sought for NEV to act as an agent for the collective sale of the Growers' wine grapes and as a purchasing agent for farm services.

On 19 March 2008 the ACCC granted authorisation for current and future Growers in the North East Valleys (located in the Alpine and King Valleys) in the north east region of Victoria to appoint a common agent (either NEV or Winegrapes Australia Pty Ltd) to provide:

-commercial consulting services in relation to grape supply contracts, including pricing advice
-sales agency services in relation to grape sales and
-farm supply procurement services in respect of telecommunications services and insurance products.

The ACCC granted authorisation to NEV and current and future Growers until 30 June 2012.

Applicant(s)

  • North East Valleys Wine Group Pty Ltd

Authorisation number(s)

  • A91080
  • A91081

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