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2011-05-05 15:01:00

CINCINNATI, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Profits improve significantly versus year-ago GAAP diluted EPS of $0.52 versus loss of ($0.13) year-ago Affirms 2011 outlook for significant improvement versus 2010 Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB) today released financial and operating results for the first quarter of 2011, reporting comparable income(1) of $26 million, GAAP net income of $24 million, and net sales of $824...

2011-04-04 11:27:00

CINCINNATI, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB) today unveiled the Nogal Collection exclusively at the Chiquita online store at www.ChiquitaStore.com. The Nogal Collection debuts recycled products produced by all-female microbusiness - Manos Creativas ("Creative Hands") - in Costa Rica, part of a Chiquita-supported corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative to develop independent sources of revenue in the communities near the Nogal Nature and Community Project....

2011-03-04 10:45:00

ST. LOUIS, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard McClure, CEO of United Van Lines, America's #1 Mover®, will be profiled on the hit CBS series "Undercover Boss" to be broadcast Sunday, March 13 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT). The series follows chief executives as they slip anonymously into the rank and file of their companies to examine the inner workings of their company. While working alongside frontline workers, they see the effects their decisions have on others and where...

2011-03-02 15:27:00

CINCINNATI, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Achieves full-year 2010 comparable diluted EPS(1) of $0.79, compared to $2.27 in the prior year; GAAP diluted EPS of $1.32 compared to $2.02 in the prior year Reports fourth quarter comparable diluted EPS loss of ($0.39) compared to a loss of ($0.52) in the prior year period; GAAP diluted loss of ($0.43) compared to a loss of ($0.58) in the prior year period Salads full-year operating margin improves to 7.9 percent Expects full-year...

2011-02-28 15:00:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiquita Brands increased its investment in Carrier Transicold PrimeLINE® container refrigeration units nearly fivefold in 2010, based on the solid performance track record and energy-savings of the PrimeLINE units, demonstrated through research. Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier Corp., a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). Carrier Corp. is the world's leader in high technology heating, air-conditioning and...

2010-10-25 12:41:00

CINCINNATI, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) and CBS jointly announced today that Chairman and CEO Fernando Aguirre will appear on the Emmy-nominated hit reality series "Undercover Boss," Sunday, Oct. 31 (9:00 PM-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. "Going undercover inside Chiquita was an eye-opening experience," said Aguirre. "CEOs don't often have the opportunity to connect with their employees in an unfiltered way, and...

2010-10-15 10:15:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB), today announced that following years of intensive research and investment, it is introducing a technology breakthrough for food safety and freshness. The unveiled FreshRinse(TM) technology is a new produce wash that dramatically reduces microorganisms on leafy greens and better maintains freshness. Of equal importance, as part of Chiquita's longstanding commitment to public health and raising industry food...

2010-09-13 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Artists put pen to paper to create the designs, fans cast their votes for favorites and today Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) announces the 18 designs selected to adorn bananas alongside the company's famous blue sticker. In June, Chiquita invited consumers to personalize their Chiquita experience as part of the Chiquita Banana Sticker Design Contest and fans submitted over 100,000 votes to determine the winning 18 designs from a field...

2010-09-01 15:00:00

CINCINNATI, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) asks you to nominate the everyday athletes, teams and coaches of all ages and competition levels, who excel at what they do, to be named Chiquita Champions(TM). "Chiquita's passion is to empower our consumers with products that enable them to make a healthy decision in their daily diet, and give them the fuel they need for optimum performance," said Brian Kocher, president, Chiquita Brands North...

2010-08-28 17:55:00

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today dedicated its innovative Biodigester system at its Mundimar S.A. facility in Guapiles, Costa Rica. Joined by Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla, senior vice president for government affairs and corporate responsibility officer Manuel Rodriguez spoke about Chiquita's newest effort to promote sustainable operations and carbon neutrality. "Chiquita's new Biodigester is at the...


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