Harris DE Pty Limited distributes and sells coffee in Australia under various brands, including the Moccona brand. From 1 July 1997 until 31 December 1997, Harris ran a promotion in supermarkets for Moccona coffee.
Darling Downs Bacon Co-operative Association Limited (DDB) caused the publication of a newspaper advertisement and the broadcasting of a television advertisement in which it was represented that one of DDBs brand name products, KR Darling Downs products, were made from 100% Australian Pork.
The ACCC commenced certain proceedings in relation to certain activities of the MUA and others. Arrangements were entered into between the ACCC and the MUA to resolve the proceedings. As part of these arrangements, Patrick agreed to make certain payments to compensate persons affected by the activities.
Yakka is a supplier and manufacturer of clothing. In conjunction with Isuzu-General Motors Australia, Yakka engaged in a joint promotion whereby purchasers of Holden Rodeo vehicles would receive $300 worth of Yakka clothing.
A Dealer Programme was implemented by Kong under which retailers supplied by Kong would promote Hydor products. It was a condition that retailers observe set minimum prices in relation to certain of these products.
The Commission alleged that Pepsi Co participated in conduct that potentially breached ss50 & 50A. Pepsi co & FLA undertake not to supply and to ensure that none of its subsidiaries or controlled entities supplies, generic or private label salty snackfood products to a grocery retailer in Aust for 2 years from the completion of the sale agreement.
The Commission alleged that Nissan had made false or misleading representations in advertising as to the (a) price; (b) style or model of patrol RX Turbo Diesel motor vehicles contrary to ss 53(e) and 53(a).
Amendments to the Co-ops by-laws raised concerns that they may be in breach of sections 45 and 46 of the TPA by (i) preventing, restricting or limiting taxi drivers from supplying taxi services otherwise than through the Co-ops radio network; and (ii) used a points or roster system to allocate jobs amongst taxi drivers.