Keurig Green Mountain Inc. is driving up prices and abusing its monopoly power over single-serve brewing devices and cups, according to an antitrust lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Food and beverage distributor McLane Co. says that because of Keurig’s anticompetitive behavior, it was overcharged on more than $1.5 billion worth of K-Cups it purchased from Keurig and its licensees,
Keurig controlled between 80 and 90 percent of the U.S. market for single-serve beverage brewer devices between 2012 and 2016, according to McLane. Keurig pursued...
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