Hungary’s competition office fines Pepsi for gift shortage

Competition

Hungarian bottling company Fővárosi Ásványvíz és Üdítőipari was fined HUF 40 mln by Hungary’s Competition Office (GVH) on charges of failing to ensure winners prizes in the last weeks of a promotion called “Pepsi Funball”, Hungarian news agency MTI reported.

The competition office said the company had run out of balls to offer weeks before the promotion campaign ended, however, GVH counted the company’s efforts to provide substitute gifts to winners as a mitigating factor.

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