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2012-08-20 23:03:27

Harris Teeter Text-to-Donate Campaign to Support Healthy Lunch Options and Combat Childhood Obesity CHARLOTTE, N.C (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 Harris Teeter is launching a campaign designed to bring salad bars to schools in the Harris Teeter market communities to support Let´s Move Salad Bars to Schools (LMSB2S). In collaboration with the United Fresh Produce Association Foundation, a founding partner of LMSB2S, Fresh Express, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chiquita Brands, and nine...

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...

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...

2011-05-05 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....

2011-03-02 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...

2010-10-15 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...

2010-03-24 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...