Latest Chiquita Brands International Stories

2012-06-21 23:00:31

Leading Global Brand Chooses Mobile Gamification Solution For Little League® Baseball Promotion Pleasanton, CA (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB), a company known for its fresh and healthy food products, and FunMobility (http://www.funmobility.com), a pioneer in the art and science of mobile engagement, today announced the launch of FanFun, a free mobile app for both iOS and Android that connects customers with local retailers through an in-app “Chiquita banana...

2012-06-02 23:01:17

The Citrus, Banana and Other Fruit Growing industry in Australia has struggled to cope with adverse weather conditions over the past five years. Industry revenue has grown marginally over the past five years due to the devastating consequences of the millennium drought, tropical cyclones and record flooding across Australia's eastern states. Fortunately, the industry's diverse product range, Australia's strategic geographic position and counter-seasonal advantage were able to prevent the...

2011-08-17 11:29:00

ForestEthics Runs USA Today Ads, Organizes 'Banana' Protests in Multiple Cities Days Before D.C. Protests Over Pipeline Decision SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dole and Chiquita were greeted this morning with full-page ads in USA Today calling on the companies to reject extreme fossil fuels from Canada's Tar Sands and to embrace cleaner transportation fuel options. View the ads here:...

2011-08-05 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) commends Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Chiquita Brands International, Inc., Fernando Aguirre, on his appointment to the Aetna Board of Directors. Aetna, a Fortune 100 company, is one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits companies. "As the national voice of the Hispanic business community in the United States, the USHCC is a strong proponent of Hispanic...

2011-08-03 15:01:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB) today released financial and operating results for the second quarter of 2011, reporting net sales of $870 million and comparable income(1) of $34 million, GAAP net income of $78 million. GAAP results include the benefit of an $87 million income tax valuation allowance release based on the sustained earnings performance of the company's North American businesses, partially offset by a $32 million non-cash...

2011-07-29 12:07:00

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiquita Brands International (NYSE: CQB) and Walt Disney World Resort announced an agreement today that will bring premium, healthy fresh Chiquita® and Fresh Express® products to a number of retail points at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. and the Disney Cruise Line. This new strategic alliance represents the commitment of both companies to provide consumers with healthy food options....

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