United States District Court, M.D. Pennsylvania
February 26, 2014
IN RE: CHOCOLATE CONFECTIONARY ANTITRUST LITIGATION THIS DOCUMENT APPLIES TO: ALL INDIVIDUAL PLAINTIFF ACTIONS EXCEPT CIVIL ACTION NO. 1:12-CV-01604 (ASSOCIATED WHOLESALE GROCERS, INC. and THE DIRECT PURCHASER CLASS
CHRISTOPHER C. CONNER, District Judge.
AND NOW, this 26th day of February, 2014, upon consideration of the motions for summary judgment filed by Nestle U.S.A., Inc. ("Nestle") (Docs. 1205, 1385), The Hershey Company ("Hershey") (Docs. 1206, 1386), and Mars, Inc., and Mars Snackfood U.S. (collectively, "Mars") (Docs. 1221, 1421), and for the reasons set forth in the accompanying memorandum, it is hereby ORDERED that the motions (Docs. 1205, 1206, 1221, 1385, 1386, 1421) are GRANTED in favor of all defendants and against the direct purchaser class and the individual purchaser plaintiffs as to all Section 1 claims. The Clerk of Court is directed to defer the entry of judgment pending the conclusion of the litigation.