The food giant has settled its trademark case against a Christchurch man whose 2000-jar shipment of British Marmite was detained by Customs.
Still bidding on that $50 jar. Trade Me "Black Market" is about to collapse.
"Be careful! Marmite may end up being produced in China, like our washing machines and refrigerators."
Sanitarium's heavy-handed legal threats over imported Marmite defy history.
"IRD where are you? Sanitarium are quite obviously a business, not a charity!"
Sanitarium is trying to prevent a Christchurch man from importing a rival version of Marmite.
"You guys need to take Kathrine's point about Business 101 and get real!"
Off-the-charts auctions reveal scope of crisis.
Sanitarium says its factory will be back up and running soon, but it could still be some time before Marmite is back on the shelves.
"They should have moved the factory to another city."
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