Antitrust Lawsuit Against Potato Growers

Stueve Siegel Hanson has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. against a number of defendants arising out of a long-running conspiracy to fix the price of fresh and process potatoes.

The Defendants are part of two trade groups – the United Potato Growers of Idaho (UPGI) and the United Potato Growers of America (UPGA).  Together, these Defendants have members in 12 states and represent more than 80% of all the potato acres in the United States.

The plaintiff alleges that starting in 2004, defendants conspired to use pre-harvest and post-harvest methods to control and reduce the supply of potatoes in order to raise and stabilize the prices at which potatoes were sold in the United States. 

For questions or more information, please contact Patrick Stueve or Matt Dameron at 1-800-714-0360 or complete the form below.

Click here to view the Complaint

Click here to download Adobe Reader

  • Our pick for bet-the-company litigation

    - CEO, Heartland Spine & Specialty Hospital
  • Stueve Siegel Hanson 'beats the big guys in court'

    - Modern Healthcare covering SSH landmark anti-trust case
  • Big firm lawyers, small firm service.

    – President – Overlap, Inc.
  • Best of the Bar

    – Kansas City Business Journal
  • One of the best plaintiff’s lawyers in the country.

    – Lawdragon Magazine

Contact Us

success

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • Benchmark Plaintiff

    Benchmark Plaintiff

  • Commercial Litigation

    Commercial Litigation

  • Super Lawyers 2015

    Super Lawyers 2015

  • Best Lawyers

    Best Lawyers

The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters and electronic mail. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send any confidential information to us until such time as an attorney-client relationship has been established.

The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertisements.