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10/21/14Chiquita Reiterates Value of the Chiquita/Fyffes Combination
Sets the Record Straight Regarding Inaccurate and Misleading Statements Made by Cutrale / Safra CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE:CQB) ("Chiquita"), today reiterated the value of Chiquita's combination with Fyffes plc (ESM: FFY ID: AIM: FFY LN) ("Fyffes") (the "Combination") and set the record straight regarding the inaccurate and misleading statements made by the Cutrale Group and the Safra Group ("Cutrale / Safra") in an attempt to su... 
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10/20/14Leading Proxy Advisory Firm ISS Changes Recommendation to Chiquita Shareholders to Vote "FOR" Proposed Combination With Fyffes
Combination With Fyffes Garners Industry Research Analyst Support CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE:CQB) ("Chiquita") today announced that Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS"), a leading independent proxy voting and corporate governance advisory firm, has changed its previous recommendation and is advising its clients to vote "FOR" Chiquita's revised merger agreement with Fyffes plc (ESM: FFY ID: AIM: FFY LN) ("Fyffes") (the "Comb... 
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10/16/14Chiquita Board of Directors Unanimously Determines $14.00 Per Share Offer From Cutrale Group and Safra Group is Inadequate and Not in the Best Interests of Chiquita Shareholders
Chiquita Reaffirms Recommendation That Shareholders Vote to Combine With Fyffes CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE:CQB) ("Chiquita") today announced that its Board of Directors, after careful consultation with its legal and financial advisors, unanimously determined that the offer from the Cutrale Group and the Safra Group ("Cutrale / Safra") announced on October 15, 2014, to acquire all of the outstanding stock of Chiquita for $14.00 pe... 
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10/15/14Chiquita Appoints Craig Stephen as Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing for Fresh Express
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – October 15, 2014 – Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today announced the appointment of Craig Stephen as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Fresh Express. Mr. Stephen will have responsibility for Fresh Express sales, marketing and customer service operations, as the Company continues to provide expanded category offerings in retail value-added and private label salads. “Craig is highly regarded and respected by all stakeholders across the... 
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10/15/14Chiquita Confirms Receipt of a Revised Offer From Cutrale / Safra
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE:CQB) ("Chiquita"), today confirmed that it has received an offer from entities affiliated with the Cutrale Group and the Safra Group ("Cutrale / Safra") to acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Chiquita at a price of $14.00 per share in cash. Consistent with its fiduciary duties, Chiquita's Board of Directors, in consultation with its legal and financial advisors, will carefully review and c... 
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10/14/14Chiquita Files Investor Presentation
Highlights Benefits of Revised Transaction Agreement with Fyffes Announces Strong Preliminary Third Quarter 2014 Results – Company on Track to Meet 2014 Profit Forecast CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE:CQB) ("Chiquita") today filed a presentation with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") that outlines the benefits to Chiquita shareholders of the revised transaction agreement with Fyffes plc (ESM: FFY ID: AI... 
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10/10/14Chiquita Brands Provides Rule 8.1 Announcement -- President & CEO Ed Lonergan Acquires Shares of Stock
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE:CQB) today announced in accordance with Rule 8.1 of the Irish Takeover Panel Act, 1997, Takeover Rules 2013, that as of October 8, 2014, its President and Chief Executive Officer, Edward F. Lonergan acquired 63,511 shares. These shares were acquired upon the vesting, in the ordinary course, of restricted stock units held by Mr. Lonergan. NO OFFER OR SOLICITATION This communication is not intended... 
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10/10/14Chiquita Brands Provides Rule 2.10 Announcement - Relevant Securities in Issue - Update
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In accordance with Rule 2.10 of the Irish Takeover Panel Act, 1997, Takeover Rules 2013 (the "Irish Takeover Rules"), Chiquita Brands International, Inc. ("Chiquita") confirms that as of October 9, 2014 its issued share capital comprised 47,112,311 common shares, par value $0.01 per share (the "Common Shares"). This follows the issue of 63,511 Common Shares (net of any shares withheld for taxes) upon the vesting, in the ordinary course, of restr... 
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10/10/14Chiquita and Fyffes, Following Order of Irish High Court, Commence Mailing Supplemental Proxy Statement/Prospectus for Revised Recommended All Share Offer
Proposed combination will create the leading global produce company across key categories Revised transaction agreement increases Chiquita shareholders' ownership of combined company from 50.7% to 59.6% Chiquita Board reaffirms recommendation that its shareholders vote for Fyffes transaction $60 million in annualized cost synergies targeted by end of 2016 Recent European Commission clearance completes regulatory approvals and confirms transaction's expedited timeline to completio... 
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10/09/14Chiquita Celebrates Versatility of Bananas With Launch of Nationwide ‘Cooking Lab’ Contest Via Mobile Consumer App
CHARLOTTE, NC – October 7, 2014 - With billions of oval blue Chiquita stickers annually and three generations of people singing the Chiquita jingle since 1944, one of the most iconic food brands in the world is launching a national recipe contest on September 29. The Chiquita Cooking Lab will celebrate the versatility of the banana by promoting new uses for the beloved, all-natural fruit including health focused recipes, creative snack ideas and kid-friendly combinations during a two mont... 
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10/03/14Chiquita and Fyffes Receive Clearance From the European Commission for Proposed Combination
Clearance Completes Required Regulatory Approvals and Confirms Transaction's Expedited Timetable Commitments Not Expected to Have Material Impact on Transaction's Commercial Value No Pre-Closing Activity Required CHARLOTTE, N.C. and DUBLIN, Ireland, Oct. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE:CQB) ("Chiquita") and Fyffes plc (ESM: FFY ID: AIM: FFY LN) ("Fyffes") today announced that the companies have received clearance from the European Commission (the... 
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10/02/14Chiquita Brands Provides Rule 2.10 Announcement -- Relevant Securities in Issue -- Update
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In accordance with Rule 2.10 of the Irish Takeover Panel Act, 1997, Takeover Rules 2013 (the "Irish Takeover Rules"), Chiquita Brands International, Inc. ("Chiquita") confirms that as of October 1, 2014 its issued share capital comprised 47,048,800 common shares, par value $0.01 per share (the "Common Shares"). This follows the issue of 589 Common Shares (net of any shares withheld for taxes) upon the vesting, in the ordinary course, of restricte... 
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09/26/14Chiquita and Fyffes Announce Revised Transaction Agreement
Chiquita Shareholders' Ownership of Combined Company Increases from 50.7% to 59.6% Intend to Adjourn Shareholder Meetings to Later Part of October Chiquita Board Reaffirms Recommendation that its Shareholders Vote for Fyffes Transaction Transaction Offers High Completion Certainty and Expedited Timetable CHARLOTTE, N.C. and DUBLIN, Ireland, Sept. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE:CQB) ("Chiquita") and Fyffes plc (ESM: FFY ID: AIM: FFY LN) ("Fy... 
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09/16/14Chiquita and Fyffes Working to Obtain Phase I Clearance From the European Commission by October 3, 2014
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiquita (NYSE:CQB) and Fyffes confirm that they are in discussions with the European Commission regarding possible limited commitments with a view to obtaining clearance of their previously-announced merger transaction by the Commission in its initial Phase I review period. The proposed commitments, if adopted, are not expected to have a material impact upon the commercial rationale for the transaction. As a result of this development, the... 
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09/11/14Chiquita Celebrates Puerto Barrios Expansion
PUERTO BARRIOS, Guatemala, Sept. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE:CQB) today celebrated the inauguration of the expanded and renovated port facilities at Terminal Ferroviaria de Puerto Barrios, Guatemala in a ceremony with Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina. The total project cost of more than $30 million, was provided by Chiquita and the Government of Guatemala. "For more than 100 years Puerto Barrios has been a strategic point of embarkation and en... 
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09/10/14Chiquita Signs Confidentiality Agreement With Cutrale / Safra
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE:CQB) ("Chiquita") today announced that it has signed a confidentiality agreement with the Cutrale Group and the Safra Group ("Cutrale / Safra"). The confidentiality agreement with Cutrale / Safra is similar to the one Fyffes plc (ESM: FFY ID: AIM: FFY LN) ("Fyffes") signed, other than as permitted under the terms of Chiquita's existing transaction agreement with Fyffes. Chiquita has agreed to allow ... 
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09/08/14Chiquita Provides Update to Shareholders
Postpones Special Meeting of Chiquita Shareholders Chiquita to Provide Opportunity for Cutrale / Safra to Submit Best and Final Offer Company Extends and Amends Employment Arrangements to Ensure Continued Success of Chiquita CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE:CQB) ("Chiquita") today announced that it has postponed the Special Meeting of Shareholders to vote on the proposed transaction with Fyffes plc (ESM: FFY ID: AIM: FFY LN... 
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09/05/14Chiquita Comments on Proxy Advisory Reports
Chiquita's Board Continues to Believe That $13 Per Share is an Inadequate Proposal CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE:CQB) ("Chiquita") today issued the following statement regarding reports issued by proxy advisory firms in connection with Chiquita's proposed combination with Fyffes plc (ESM: FFY ID: AIM: FFY LN) ("Fyffes"): "We are disappointed with the reports issued by the proxy advisory firms. The Chiquita Board continues to bel... 
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09/02/14Chiquita Sends Letter to Shareholders and Files Investor Presentation to Set Record Straight on Proposed Combination With Fyffes
Cutrale / Safra's Misleading Statements and Flawed Calculations Fail to Make the Case that their Contingent $13 Per Share Proposal is Adequate Chiquita Board Reaffirms that $13 Per Share Does Not Constitute a Superior Proposal and the Board will Not Negotiate a Sale of the Company at an Inadequate Price Cutrale / Safra has had the Opportunity to Revise its Proposal and has Chosen Not to Do So There is No Reason to Delay or Risk the ChiquitaFyffes Transaction The Best and Only O... 
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08/27/14Chiquita Mails Letter to Shareholders
Company Files Investor Presentation Highlighting Benefits of Proposed Combination with Fyffes Chiquita Board of Directors Unanimously Recommends Shareholders Vote FOR Proposed Transaction with Fyffes CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE:CQB) ("Chiquita") today will be mailing a letter to its shareholders which highlights key parts of a presentation the Company filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") regarding... 
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08/27/14Chiquita and Fyffes Provide Updated Synergy Estimates Related to Proposed Combination
Now Targeting $60 Million of Annualized Pre-Tax Cost Savings Fyffes increases its target adjusted EBITA for the full year 2014 from the range €30 to €35 Million to the range €38 to €42 Million Separate Efficiency Initiatives Anticipated to Reduce Chiquita's Costs by approximately $14 to $16 Million CHARLOTTE, N.C. and DUBLIN, Ireland, Aug. 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE:CQB) ("Chiquita") and Fyffes plc (ESM: FFY ID: AIM: FFY LN) ("... 
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08/26/14Chiquita Brands Provides Rule 8.1 Announcement - Executive Officers Acquire Shares of Chiquita Stock
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE:CQB) today announced in accordance with Rule 8.1 of the Irish Takeover Panel Act, 1997, Takeover Rules 2013, that as of August 23, 2014, Brian W. Kocher, its Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, acquired 7,447 shares; Kevin R. Holland, its Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer acquired 6,324 shares; Manuel Rodriguez, its Executive Vice President, Government and International ... 
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08/26/14Chiquita Brands Provides Rule 2.10 Announcement -- Relevant Securities in Issue - Update
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In accordance with Rule 2.10 of the Irish Takeover Panel Act, 1997, Takeover Rules 2013 (the "Irish Takeover Rules"), Chiquita Brands International, Inc. ("Chiquita") confirms that as of August 25, 2014 its issued share capital comprised 47,048,211 common shares, par value $0.01 per share (the "Common Shares"). This follows the issue of 80,312 Common Shares (net of any shares withheld for taxes) upon the vesting, in the ordinary course, of restr... 
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08/14/14Chiquita Board of Directors Determines That $13.00 Per Share Offer From Cutrale Group and Safra Group is Not in the Best Interests of Chiquita and Its Shareholders
Chiquita Reaffirms Recommendation to Shareholders to Combine with Fyffes CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE:CQB) ("Chiquita") today announced that its Board of Directors, after careful consultation with its legal and financial advisors, unanimously determined that the unsolicited offer from the Cutrale Group and the Safra Group announced on August 11, 2014, to acquire all of the outstanding stock of Chiquita for $13.00 per share in cash,... 
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08/11/14Chiquita Brands Provides Rule 2.10 Announcement - Relevant Securities in Issue - Update
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In accordance with Rule 2.10 of the Irish Takeover Panel Act, 1997, Takeover Rules 2013 (the "Irish Takeover Rules"), Chiquita Brands International, Inc. ("Chiquita") confirms that as of August 8, 2014 its issued share capital comprised 46,967,899 common shares, par value $0.01 per share (the "Common Shares"). This follows the issue of 2,506 Common Shares (net of any shares withheld for taxes) upon the vesting, in the ordinary course, of restric... 
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08/11/14Chiquita Confirms Receipt of Unsolicited Offer From Cutrale Group and Safra Group
Shareholders Advised to Take No Action at This Time CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE:CQB), today confirmed that it has received an unsolicited offer from the Cutrale Group and the Safra Group to acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Chiquita at a price of $13.00 per share in cash to Chiquita shareholders. Consistent with its fiduciary duties, Chiquita's Board of Directors, in consultation with its legal and financial advis... 
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08/07/14Chiquita Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results
GAAP net income of $18 million in 2014 compared to $31 million in 2013 Comparable operating income[1] of $46 million in 2014 compared to $42 million in 2013 Adjusted EBITDA[1] of $62 million for 2014 compared to $58 million in 2013 CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE:CQB) today released financial and operating results for the second quarter 2014. The company reported GAAP net income of $18 million in 2014 compared to GAAP ... 
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08/06/14Chiquita Brands Provides Rule 8.1 Announcement -- Executive Officers Acquire Shares of Chiquita Stock
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE:CQB) today announced in accordance with Rule 8.1 of the Irish Takeover Panel Act, 1997, Takeover Rules 2013, that as of August 4, 2014, Brian W. Kocher, its Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, acquired 4,499 shares; Kevin R. Holland, its Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer acquired 3,824 shares; Manuel Rodriguez, its Executive Vice President, Government and International Af... 
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08/01/14Chiquita Brands Provides Rule 2.10 Announcement -- Relevant Securities in Issue -- Update
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In accordance with Rule 2.10 of the Irish Takeover Panel Act, 1997, Takeover Rules 2013 (the "Irish Takeover Rules"), Chiquita Brands International, Inc. ("Chiquita") confirms that as of August 4, 2014 its issued share capital comprised 46,965,393 common shares, par value $0.01 per share (the "Common Shares"). This follows the issue of 47,812 Common Shares (net of any shares withheld for taxes) upon the vesting, in the ordinary course, of restric... 
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07/28/14Chiquita and Fyffes Announce Effectiveness of Registration Statement on Form S-4
CHARLOTTE, N.C. and DUBLIN, Ireland, July 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE:CQB) ("Chiquita") and Fyffes plc (ESM: FFY ID: AIM: FFY LN) ("Fyffes") today announced that the registration statement on Form S-4 filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") by ChiquitaFyffes Limited, a private limited company organized under the laws of Ireland ("ChiquitaFyffes") on April 30, 2014, and subsequently amended (the "Form S-4"), which includes a proxy ... 
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07/24/14Chiquita Brands to Report Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results on August 7, 2014
CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiquita Brands (NYSE:CQB) will release its second quarter 2014 financial results on August 7, 2014, before the market opens and will host a conference call at 9:00 a.m. EDT that day. To listen to the audio webcast of the conference call, please use the link on Chiquita's home page (http://investors.chiquita.com) or from the StreetEvents network (www.streetevents.com). For telephone access, dial 877-874-1569 or 719-325-4813 and provide conferenc... 
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07/14/14Diamond State Port Corporation and Chiquita Sign New Lease Agreement
The Port of Wilmington retains “Top Banana” status WILMINGTON, DEL. – July 14, 2014 – The Diamond State Port Corporation (“DSPC”) and Chiquita Brands (NYSE:CQB) have recently reached an agreement by which Chiquita will continue to use the Port of Wilmington as its mid-Atlantic distribution hub for the next 5 years. Also, this agreement includes two 5-year lease renewal options which will extend Chiquita’s relationship with Wilmington until 2029. With the retention of Chiquita’s business t... 
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07/08/14Chiquita® Brands Launches New Interactive Consumer Loyalty App
Chiquita FanFun App Offers Interactive Content, Sharing Features and Earned Rewards CHARLOTTE, NC – July 8, 2014 – Chiquita Brands announced today the release of an expanded consumer loyalty app, Chiquita FanFun. Developed with the help of FunMobility, the leader in mobile web promotion software, the app is now available from both the iTunes® App StoreSM and Google Play™ Store. The content-rich app features numerous interactive games, customizable photos, fun quizzes, a sweepstakes and hun... 
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06/23/14NC State gana una de las subvenciones a la innovación de la iniciativa 100,000 Strong del Presidente Obama
La alianza entre el sector público y él privado, representado por Chiquita, reconocida como innovadora
La Universidad del Estado de Carolina del Norte (NC State) es una de las nueve universidades de EE.UU., Canadá y América Latina que ha ganado $ 25.000 de la subvención para la innovación 100,000 Strong in the Americas (Una fuerza de 100.000 en América), otorgada por el Departamento de Estado de los EE.UU., Partners of the Americas y NAFSA, la Asociación Internacional de Educadores. De acuerdo con Partners of the Americas el objetivo de la iniciativa 100,000 Strong in the Americas del pres... 
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06/23/14NC State Wins One of President Obama’s “100,000 Strong” Innovation Grants
University-private partnership with Chiquita recognized as innovative
North Carolina State University is one of nine universities from throughout the U.S., Canada and Latin America to win a “100,000 Strong in the Americas”innovation grant in the amount of $25,000, given by the U.S. Department of State; Partners of the Americas; and NAFSA: Association of International Educators. According to Partners of the Americas, President Barack Obama’s goal for “100,000 Strong in the Americas” is to reach at least 100,000 U.S. students studying, training or researching... 
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06/04/14Statement Regarding Chiquita’s Position on JASTA By Chiquita Spokesman Ed Loyd
CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 4, 2014 – “Chiquita strongly supports a remedy against those who willingly finance terrorism against Americans, the objective of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) now pending before the U.S. Congress.  Chiquita’s sole interest in engaging with congressional staff on JASTA is to ensure that the legislation does not inadvertently harm individuals and companies who, like Chiquita, were themselves victims of terrorist groups. Chiquita’s concern... 
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06/03/14Chiquita Brands International, Inc: Chiquita and Fyffes Announce Expiration of HSR Waiting Period for Pending Transaction
Chiquita and Fyffes Announce Expiration of HSR Waiting Period for Pending Transaction CHARLOTTE, NC, USA and DUBLIN, IRELAND - June 3, 2014 - Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) ("Chiquita") and Fyffes plc (ESM: FFY ID: AIM: FFY LN) ("Fyffes") today announced that the waiting period for U.S. antitrust review under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, relating to their previously announced combination transaction, expired on Monday... 
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05/29/14Chiquita Brands International, Inc: Chiquita Celebrates Ten Years of Nogal Community Partnership
Chiquita Celebrates Ten Years of Nogal Community PartnershipCosta Rican Biodiversity Project Generates Net Positive Impact for Tropical Flora & Fauna SARAPIQUI, COSTA RICA - May 29, 2014 - Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today celebrated the tenth anniversary of its first biodiversity partnership at the Nogal Nature and Community Project, created and sustained with the support of partners Swiss retailer MIGROS, International Procurement and Logistics (IPL) of the United Kin... 
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05/29/14Chiquita Brands International, Inc: CHIQUITA CELEBRA DÉCIMO ANIVERSARIO DE ALIANZA COMUNITARIA EN NOGAL
CHIQUITA CELEBRA DÉCIMO ANIVERSARIO DE ALIANZA COMUNITARIA EN NOGAL Proyecto de biodiversidad en Costa Rica tiene un efecto positivo sobre la flora y la fauna  SARAPIQUÍ, COSTA RICA - 29 de mayo de 2014 - Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) celebró hoy el décimo aniversario de su primera alianza por la biodiversidad en el Proyecto Nogal, Naturaleza y Comunidad, creada y mantenida con el apoyo de la cadena suiza de tiendas Migros, International Procurement and Logistics (IPL) d... 
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05/28/14Chiquita Brands International, Inc: Carolinas HealthCare System, the Heineman Foundation of Charlotte and Chiquita Brands Collaborate to Support Sustainable Healthcare Abroad
Carolinas HealthCare System, the Heineman Foundation of Charlotte and Chiquita Brands Collaborate to Support Sustainable Healthcare Abroad LA LIMA, HONDURAS, May 28, 2014 - Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB) and the International Medical Outreach Program, a partnership between Carolinas HealthCare System and the Heineman Foundation of Charlotte, today celebrated one year of successful collaboration to promote sustainable, quality healthcare and education in underserved communities with the installati... 
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05/28/14Chiquita Brands International, Inc: Carolinas HealthCare System, la Fundación Heineman de Charlotte y Chiquita Brands colaboran para promover la asistencia médica sostenible en el extranjero
Carolinas HealthCare System, la Fundación Heineman de Charlotte y Chiquita Brands colaboran para promover la asistencia médica sostenible en el extranjero LA LIMA , HONDURAS, 28 de mayo de 2014 - Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB) y el programa International Medical Outreach (Programa médico internacional de extensión), una alianza entre Carolinas HealthCare Systemy la Heineman Foundation de Charlotte, celebran hoy un año de exitosa colaboración promoviendo la asistencia médica y la educación, sosteni... 
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05/22/14Chiquita Brands Provides Rule 8.1 Announcement - President & CEO Ed Lonergan Acquires 22,302 Shares
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05/14/14Chiquita Announces Company Will Return Its Shipping Operations to Port of New Orleans after Four-Decade Hiatus
Chiquita Brands represents Port of New Orleans' biggest container shipping win with a project that will increase container volume by roughly 15 percent and create 270 to 350 new jobs in New Orleans NEW ORLEANS – May 14, 2014 — Today, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal joined Chiquita Brands International Inc. Senior Vice President Mario Pacheco to announce the company will relocate its shipping operations from the Port of Gulfport in Mississippi to the Port of New Orleans. Chiquita plans to... 
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05/09/14Chiquita Brands International, Inc : Chiquita Reports First Quarter 2014 Results
Chiquita Reports First Quarter 2014 Results GAAP net loss of $25 million in 2014 compared to GAAP net income of $2 million in 2013 Adjusted EBITDA[1] of $23 million for 2014 compared to Adjusted EBITDA of $39 million in 2013 CHARLOTTE - May 9, 2014 - Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today released financial and operating results for the first quarter 2014.  The company reported GAAP net loss of $25 million in 2014 compared to GAAP net income of $2 million 2013.  GAAP opera... 
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04/30/14Chiquita Brands Provides Rule 2.10 Announcement - Relevant Securities in Issue - Update
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In accordance with Rule 2.10 of the Irish Takeover Panel Act, 1997, Takeover Rules 2013, Chiquita Brands International, Inc. ("Chiquita") confirms that as of April 30, 2014 its issued share capital comprised 46,916,600 common shares, par value $0.01 per share (the "Common Shares"). This follows the issue of 5,228 Common Shares (net of any shares withheld for taxes) upon the vesting, in the ordinary course, of restricted stock units held by an offic... 
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04/29/14ChiquitaFyffes Files Registration Statement on Form S-4 in Connection with the Proposed Combination of Chiquita and Fyffes
CHARLOTTE, N.C. and DUBLIN, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB)  ("Chiquita") and Fyffes plc (ESM: FFY ID: AIM: FFY LN) ("Fyffes") today announced that ChiquitaFyffes Limited ("ChiquitaFyffes") has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") a registration statement on Form S-4 in connection with the proposed combination of Chiquita and Fyffes, which included a preliminary proxy statement of Chiquita (the "Form S-4") and a draft o... 
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04/29/14Chiquita and Fyffes Revise Certain of the Conditions to Consummation of Their Proposed Combination Transaction Confirming the Jurisdiction of the European Commission to Review the Transaction
CHARLOTTE, N.C. and DUBLIN, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB)  ("Chiquita") and Fyffes plc (ESM: FFY ID: AIM: FFY LN) ("Fyffes") today announced that they have revised certain of the conditions to consummation of their proposed combination transaction.  As previously announced on March 10, 2014, Chiquita and Fyffes have entered into a definitive agreement under which Chiquita and Fyffes will combine, subject to the terms and conditions of that agr... 
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04/25/14Chiquita Brands International, Inc: Chiquita Brands to Report First Quarter 2014 Financial Results on May 9, 2014
Chiquita Brands to Report First Quarter 2014 Financial Results on May 9, 2014 CHARLOTTE, N.C. - April 25, 2014 - Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB) will release its first quarter 2014 financial results on May 9, 2014, before the market opens and will host a conference call at 9:00 a.m. EDT that day. To listen to the audio webcast of the conference call, please use the link on Chiquita's home page (http://investors.chiquita.com) or from the StreetEvents network (www.streetevents.com). For telephone acc... 
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03/24/14Chiquita Brands Provides Rule 2.10 Announcement - Relevant Securities In Issue - Update
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In accordance with Rule 2.10 of the Irish Takeover Panel Act, 1997, Takeover Rules 2013, Chiquita Brands International, Inc. ("Chiquita") confirms that as of March 20, 2014 its issued share capital comprised 46,911,372 common shares, par value $0.01 per share (the "Common Shares"). All of the Common Shares are admitted to trading on New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol CQB. The International Securities Identification Number for these sec... 
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03/12/14Chiquita Brands Provides Rule 2.10 Announcement - Relevant Securities In Issue - Update
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In accordance with Rule 2.10 of the Irish Takeover Panel Act, 1997, Takeover Rules 2013, Chiquita Brands International, Inc. ("Chiquita") confirms that as of 11 March 2014 its issued share capital comprised 46,892,044 common shares, par value $0.01 per share (the "Common Shares"). All of the Common Shares are admitted to trading on New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol CQB. The International Securities Identification Number for these secu... 
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03/11/14Chiquita Brands Provides Rule 2.10 Announcement - Relevant Securities In Issue
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In accordance with Rule 2.10 of the Irish Takeover Panel Act, 1997, Takeover Rules 2013, Chiquita Brands International, Inc. confirms that as of 10 March 2014 its issued share capital comprised 46,892,044 common shares, par value $0.01 per share (the "Common Shares"). All of the Common Shares are admitted to trading on New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol CQB. The International Securities Identification Number for these securities is US ... 
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03/10/14Chiquita Brands International, Inc. And Fyffes Plc To Combine To Create Leading Global Produce Company
Creates No. 1 Banana Company Globally Significant Presence in Packaged Salads, Melons and Pineapples Targeting $40 Million of Annualized Pre-Tax Cost Synergies Company Name to be ChiquitaFyffes plc Combined Company to be Listed on the New York Stock Exchange and Domiciled in Ireland Chiquita and Fyffes Brands to Continue Ed Lonergan will serve as Chairman and David McCann will become CEO of the Combined Company Combined equity value of approximately $1.07 billion CHARLOTT... 
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02/27/14Chiquita Brands International, Inc: Chiquita Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results
CHIQUITA REPORTS FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2013 RESULTS GAAP net loss of $16 million in 2013 compared to GAAP net loss of $405 million in 2012 Adjusted EBITDA[1] of $118 million for 2013 compared to Adjusted EBITDA of $70 million in 2012 CHARLOTTE - February 27, 2014 - Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today released financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and full year 2013.  The company reported GAAP net loss of $16 million in 2013 compared to GAAP net l... 
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02/24/14Chiquita Brands International, Inc: Chiquita Brands Sets Annual Meeting Date of May 22, 2014
Chiquita Brands Sets Annual Meeting Date of May 22, 2014 CHARLOTTE, N.C. - February 24, 2014 - Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB) announced today that it will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 22, 2014, at the company's headquarters located at 550 South Caldwell Street, Charlotte, North Carolina. The record date for determining shareholders entitled to vote at the meeting will be March 24, 2014.  In mid-April, the company will mail to shareholders of record a notice of the meeting and inf... 
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02/17/14Chiquita Brands International, Inc: Chiquita Brands to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Financial Results
Chiquita Brands to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Financial Results on February 27, 2014 CHARLOTTE, N.C. - February 17, 2014 - Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB) will release its fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results on February 27, 2014, before the market opens and will host a conference call at 9:00 a.m. EST that day. To listen to the audio webcast of the conference call, please use the link on Chiquita's home page (http://investors.chiquita.com) or from the StreetEvents netw... 
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