INTERNATiONAL - The German food retailer Kaufland on Friday said that it was dropping Unilever products from its shelves to protest against price increases.
Kaufland, which has operations 660 stores in Germany, said that it had tried to reach a solution since May with Unilever but its offers were rejected.
It affects products including Knorr, Lipton and Ben & Jerry’s.
Unilever, citing confidential customer relationships, declined to comment.
“Unilever, from Kaufland’s point of view, seeks to use its formidable market position to influence retailers and optimize its own returns,” Kaufland said.