Carlsberg is trying to convince Danish competition authorities that its latest acquisition of rival brewer Albani will not give it an unfair dominance of the domestic market. Should the deal go through, Carlsberg would control 80% of the Danish beer market and 70% of the soft drinks market. And in order to comply with competition legislation Carlsberg may have to sell some local activities. But a more significant outcome of the deal may be the introduction of measures to encourage more foreign competition, which has traditionally been put off by Denmark's complicated recycling system and ban on canned beer. {{NEWS }}

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