Latest Chiquita Brands International Stories

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.

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 by...

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.

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 million.

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.

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).

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 yearReports 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...

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.

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.

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.

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