Report Concerning the Meat Packing Industry and the Acquisition of Wilsil Limited and Calgary Packers Limited by Canada  Packers Limited

Report Concerning the Meat Packing Industry and the Acquisition of Wilsil Limited and Calgary Packers Limited by Canada Packers Limited

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: Restrictive Trade Practices Commission, Department of Justice
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1961
  • Place Published: Ottawa
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
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  • Details:
    RTPC No. 16. xxix, 454 p. 25 cm. 91 tables in text and 7 in statistical appendix. Grey card covers with black print. Notation in black marker on front cover and spine. Combines Investigation Act. Topics: the supply of livestock and consumption of meat in Canada; the marketing of livestock in Canada; the national packers; the slaughtering and meat packing industry; the pricing of meats; diversification of Canada Packers' operations; Canada Packers as a producer of lard, shortening, margarine and soap; Canada Packers' position in the feeds industry; Canada Packers and the manufacture and distribution of mixed fertilizer; cold storage facilities and stocks as factors in Canada Packers' operations; poultry and dairy products; (eggs, butter, cheese, ice cream); fresh and canned fruits and vegetables; direct buying of livestock; actions taken by Canada Packers to influence market behaviour; the countervailing power of large food retailers; the acquisition of Wilsil Limited; the acquisition of Calgary Packers; position of Canada Packers as a multiplant enterprise; appraisal of evidence and consideration of public interest.