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Ferrara Box Candy Slack Fill Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Nestle USA, Inc., Ferrara Candy Co., and Ferrero USA, Inc. are settling two class actions alleging that they packaged box candy in oversized boxes that had too much nonfunctional empty space. The complaint alleged that such packaging violates state and federal consumer protection laws, including California’s False Advertising Law, its Business & Professions Code, its Unfair Competition Law, and its Consumers Legal Remedies Act.

Docket Number:

BC649863 and 3:20-cv-05971- BRM-DEA

Company: Ferrara Candy Co.

Filing Deadline: December 27, 2021

Class Period: February 9, 2013 to September 23, 2021

Objection Deadline: December 27, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: December 27, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: January 12, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You must fill out a claim form that asks for specifics of your purchase, including the product purchased, the place of purchase, and the approximate month and year of purchase, and the like, but you do not need to provide proof.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you live in the US and bought a cardboard box of Raisinets, Buncha Crunch, Butterfinger Bites, Tollhouse Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels, Rainbow Nerds, SweeTarts, Spree, Gobstopper, Sno-Caps, or Runts candy, between February 9, 2013 and September 23, 2021.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Fifty cents per box purchased, up to a maximum of sixteen boxes, or $8. Final amount may be higher or lower, depending on the number of valid claims made. If amount is adjusted upwards, the maximum will be five times the claimed amount, or a maximum of $40.

Total Settlement Amount: $3,700,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$20,000

Law Firms:
Clarkson Law Firm
Faruqi & Faruqi LLP

Claim Form: Ferrara Box Candy Slack Fill Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Thomas, et al. v. Nestle, et al. and Iglesia, et al. v. Nestle USA, Inc. et al.

Settlement Website: Ferrara Box Candy Slack Fill Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Digital Settlement Group, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Claims Administrator
Digital Settlement Group, LLC
PO Box 350
Valparaiso, IN 46384
info@ferraracandyboxclassaction.com
877-342-0828

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Excessive Slack Fill