NETHERLANDS/UK/ITALY: Unilever wins battle in Italian olive oil labelling row
Anglo-Dutch conglomerate Unilever has won a battle at the European Court of Justice, which should pave its way to a victory in the Italian courts to recover a bill for Lit5,330,708 regarding 648 litres of extra virgin olive oil that it had supplied to a customer. Central Food SpA has been refusing to pay and had demanded that Unilever Italia removed the oil from its warehouses, because it claims that the consignment had been labelled in a way that broke new Italian national regulations on the marking of products regarding geographic origins.
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