You say potato, we say monopoly: seed firm loses exclusive rights

PREMIUM

Having a monopoly on a varietal of potato must have been an ap-peel-ing prospect for a SA company, but after an investigation by the Competition Commission, it has been revealed the plan was half-baked – and anticompetitive.

Wesgrow, a company based in North West, is a prominent potato seed grower that supplies varieties of potato seeds to commercial farmers across the country...

This article is reserved for HeraldLIVE subscribers.

A subscription gives you full digital access to all our content.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Already registered on DispatchLIVE, BusinessLIVE, TimesLIVE or SowetanLIVE? Sign in with the same details.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@heraldlive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.

Would you like to comment on this article or view other readers' comments? Register (it’s quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

X