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2010-03-30 11:00:00

CINCINNATI, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of its commitment to enhancing public health and offering healthy food and snacking options, Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today announced a partnership with HealthCorps(®) - a proactive health movement founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz. Oz is the host of the nationally syndicated talk show, "The Dr. Oz Show," and vice-chair and professor of surgery at Columbia University Medical Center. The partnership...

2010-03-24 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In an unprecedented move by the leading U.S. producer of value-added salads, Fresh Express - a wholly owned subsidiary of Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB) - today announced the creation of "Your Salad Story(TM)" micro-site and Leaf Locator(TM) tool, a powerful new online resource that enables consumers to identify the growing region of their particular salad product and to follow the journey of Fresh Express salads from seed development, growth in...

2010-03-05 12:00:00

CINCINNATI, March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today announced an expanded partnership for its San San Pond Sak biodiversity project located in the border region of Panama and Costa Rica. The German government development corporation GTZ and the Costa Rican banana industry body CORBANA have joined with Chiquita, local authorities and German retailer REWE to support this existing and thriving sustainability project. "Chiquita is committed to...

2010-02-15 15:01:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 15 Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today announced the signing of an international master franchise agreement in the Middle East for the operation of Chiquita Fruit Juice Bars, as part of its global innovation strategy. The first series of locations are already open, making it even more enjoyable to use the Dubai Metro. Consumers can stop at the juice bars and have a choice of quality products ranging from fresh fruits products, made-to-order freshly...

2010-02-09 17:04:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) announced today its support for the United Fresh Produce Association Foundation's "A Salad Bar in Every School" campaign. This multi-year financial and public health commitment by Chiquita and its Fresh Express subsidiary will help support bringing fruit and vegetable salad bars to schools across America. Chiquita is the first produce company to commit to this vital campaign. The Children's...

2009-06-24 18:06:00

CINCINNATI, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today announced that it does not expect the bankruptcy filing by Eastwind Maritime Inc. and certain of its affiliates to adversely affect service to Chiquita's customers and the delivery of its bananas and other fresh fruit products. All of the 12 oceangoing ships that the company sold in 2007 remain under long-term charter to Chiquita, including the four ships sold to Eastwind. "We are taking...

2009-06-02 15:00:00

CINCINNATI, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Distribution Business Management Association (DBMA), represented by 50 of the top global supply chain companies, granted Chiquita Brands International the 2009 Circle of Excellence Award, the Association's highest recognition for environmental protection and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. The award was announced to the entire DBMA membership during the association's annual meeting on May 13, 2009. (Photo:...

2009-05-28 13:35:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal lawsuit alleges the Drummond Company paid millions of dollars to a Colombian paramilitary terrorist group that while acting as paid "security" was responsible for the deaths of 67 people in a plot to disrupt union activities at the company's South American coal mining and railway operations. The civil lawsuit accuses Drummond of paying the right-wing United Self Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC) to protect their business interests in the...

2009-04-28 15:37:00

LOS ANGELES, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A wrongful death complaint charges that 73 people were murdered by United Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC) paramilitaries working as a "local police force" under hire by Dole Food Company in and around the American company's Colombian banana plantations. The lawsuit, brought on behalf of the heirs of the victims, was filed in Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Los Angeles by Florida-based law firm, Conrad and Scherer LLP. The...

2008-12-08 19:43:30

A Florida woman says she is locked in a battle of wits against a tame macaw that has decided to stay in nearby trees after escaping from its owner. Tania Regidor of Tampa said the bird, Chiquita, escaped from its owner, who has cancer and recently completed chemotherapy, during feeding time, The Tampa Tribune reported Monday. Regidor said the bird spent the weekend flying from tree to tree in the neighborhood, each time going a little higher into the branches. She said Chiquita and the bird's...