Trader Joe's Sued over Sweet and Salty Snacks

The grocer is accused of conspiring to create a monopoly for peanut butter-filled pretzels.
3:00 | 02/23/14

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-- -- Nice talking about a -- -- -- -- -- delicious mix of sweet and salty but these white guys pocket pretzels filled with -- -- head Trader -- in a rather sticky situation. -- -- -- Food chain is being accused of conspiring to create a monopoly along with ConAgra Foods in the market for this popular snack it may sound extreme but sales -- these tiny snacks are worth over ten million dollars annually. Oh this is the big guy picking on the little guy -- To control. The peanut butter filled -- market this is not good business. Maxim marketing which claims to be the inventor of the in demand snacks says it sold the pretzels to Trader -- for 25 years before it was cut out -- manufacturer ConAgra Foods and Trader Joe's. Gas -- and cut it out of the very market it created smacks them in assuming the two companies for more than sixteen million dollars. Jackson's claiming -- ConAgra. Is really the culprit here and that initiated. This breakdown of their relationship with treated Joel's. But making a deal with Trader Joe's ConAgra Foods telling ABC news this lawsuit -- baseless and built on false accusations. Trader Joe's declined to comment however its customers thoughts are clear. Don't mess with their access to the disputed delicacy some delicious. Combo things that I.

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