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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....

2011-07-26 16:04:00

CINCINNATI, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today announced the successful completion of the previously announced refinancing of a portion of its capital structure. The related transactions described below reduce the company's interest expense, extend debt maturities and add operating flexibility. The company expects at current rates to save approximately $11 million in annual interest costs in the first year following the...

2011-07-26 13:31:00

NEW YORK, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gotham Direct, a leading media strategy agency, announced the recent launch of a new office in the United Kingdom. Located in London, the operation is headed by Gotham Direct Co-Founder and President Greg Messerle. The London office currently has four employees and plans to add more staff throughout the year. Gotham Direct provides custom marketing and advertising solutions to a number of major brands, including M&Ms, Equinox Fitness Clubs,...

2011-07-21 07:30:00

CINCINNATI, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) will release its second quarter 2011 financial results on Aug. 3, 2011, after the market closes and will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. EDT that day. To listen to the audio webcast of the conference call, please use the link on Chiquita's home page (www.chiquitabrands.com) or from the StreetEvents network (www.streetevents.com). For telephone access, dial +877-795-3646 or +719-325-4937 and...

2011-07-12 20:44:00

CINCINNATI, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today announced the results to date and the amendment of certain terms of its previously announced offer to purchase (the "Offer") its 8 7/8% Senior Notes due 2015 (CUSIP No. 170032AS5) (the "Notes"). The Offer is made pursuant to the terms of an Offer to Purchase dated June 27, 2011 (the "Offer to Purchase"). As of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on July 11, 2011, the Company received tenders from...

2011-06-29 07:00:00

CINCINNATI and NEW YORK, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiquita Brands International (NYSE: CQB), a company known for its fresh and healthy food products, and Gotham Direct, a leading media strategy agency, today announced the results of their successful multimedia campaign to promote Chiquita's partnership with the movie Rio. The campaign, which ran from March 23 (before the film was released) through May 8 (three weeks after Rio's box-office-topping opening weekend), was aimed at...

2011-06-27 07:30:00

CINCINNATI, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today announced that it has commenced a refinancing of a portion of its existing indebtedness, including its 8 7/8% Senior Notes due 2015 and existing Senior Credit Facility. As part of the refinancing, the company has commenced a cash tender offer (the "Offer") for $100 million of approximately $177 million outstanding aggregate principal amount of its 8 7/8% Senior Notes due 2015 (CUSIP...

2011-05-25 08:00:00

CHICAGO, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiquita Brands International (NYSE: CQB), a company known for its fresh and healthy food products, and Euro RSCG Worldwide PR, an agency known for its strategic positioning as a "Future Creator," jointly announced that their partnership thus far in launching Chiquita's new crushed-fruit snack has been extremely fruitful. The initiative - meant to acknowledge and reward women for doing good both by choosing Chiquita's healthy crushed-fruit snack and...

2011-05-18 09:00:00

CHICAGO, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiquita Brands International (NYSE: CQB), a company known for its fresh and healthy food products, and Chicago's Korey Karnes Huyler, editor in chief of CS Magazine, are proud to reveal the fresh faces of the 25 Chicago women who are "Crushing It" in their personal, professional and philanthropic lives. The list is being introduced in conjunction with the launch of Chiquita's crushed fruit snack currently available in Chicago. "I was thrilled to be...


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