EU, US Authorities Sniffing Around Suspected Price-Fixing Scheme In Big Fragrance
Regulators in the EU and US have opened an investigation into whether Firmenich, Givaudan, IFF and Symrise engaged in price-fixing for fragrances and/or fragrance ingredients.
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