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11/29/11Chiquita Brands International, Inc : Chiquita to Consolidate Corporate Headquarters in Charlotte
table.hugin { border-color:black;} td.hugin { padding: 3px; border-color:black;} Chiquita to Consolidate Corporate Headquarters in Charlotte Positions Chiquita for long-term growth, improves operational efficiencies, and enhances access to worldwide market opportunities and customers CHARLOTTE, Nov. 29, 2011 - Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today announced plans to relocate its corporate headquarters to Charlotte, North Carolina, from the company's current location in Cinc... 
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11/03/11Chiquita Brands International, Inc : Chiquita Reports Third Quarter 2011 Results
CHIQUITA REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2011 RESULTSReports comparable loss of ($0.35) per diluted share; GAAP diluted EPS of ($0.63)Affirms outlook for significant improvement in full year results versus 2010Announces $50 million redemption of senior notesCINCINNATI - Nov. 3, 2011 - Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB) today released financial and operating results for the third quarter of 2011, reporting net sales of $723 million and comparable loss[1] of $16 million, GAAP net loss of $29 million. GAAP results ... 
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10/25/11Contest Rules - #ChiquitaCEO Baseball Trivia Contest
#ChiquitaCEO Baseball Trivia Contest   NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY.  OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.  INTERNET ACCESS REQUIRED.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. 1.                  Contest Period. The Contest begins at 8:00 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time (E.D.T.) on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 and ends at 5:00 P.M. (E.D.T.)... 
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10/21/11Chiquita Brands International, Inc : Chiquita to Report Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results Nov. 3, 2011
Chiquita to Report Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results Nov. 3, 2011 CINCINNATI - Oct. 21, 2011 - Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB) will release its third quarter 2011 financial results on Nov. 3, 2011, after the market closes and will host a conference call at 4:30 p.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... 
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10/18/11Chiquita Brands: Statement by Fernando Aguirre on the Passing of former Chairman Carl Lindner, Jr.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOct. 18, 2011 Statement by Fernando Aguirre on the Passing of Former Chairman Carl Lindner, Jr. Carl Lindner, Jr. was a great leader, innovator, entrepreneur and philanthropist. He measured success by improving the lives and opportunities of others. We were all honored to learn from his example of community involvement with heartfelt generosity and little care for recognition. His legacy exemplifies the American Dream of what an individual can achieve and contribute ... 
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10/07/11Chiquita Joins the Arby's Foundation Mission to End Childhood Hunger in America
Chiquita Joins the Arby's Foundation Mission to End Childhood Hunger in America   Event Highlights Addition of Chiquita® Apple Bites to New Arby's Kids Meals   ATLANTA - Oct. 7, 2011 - On Wednesday Oct. 5, Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB) joined the Arby's Foundation in their effort to help eliminate childhood hunger in America.  The charitable arm of Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. ("ARG"), the Arby's Foundation, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit has pledged to contribute $1 million to Share Our Str... 
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09/20/11Chiquita Sponsors Initiatives to Promote MyPlate Nutrition
Chiquita Sponsors Initiatives to Promote MyPlate Nutrition   Celebrates National Fruits and Veggies - More Matters Month   September 20th is "Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Vegetables" Day at Chiquita   CINCINNATI - Sept. 20, 2011 - Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB),a company known for its fresh and healthy food products, today launched new initiatives to support the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) MyPlate program.  As part of this campaign, September 20th is now "Make Half ... 
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09/07/11Chiquita Invites Consumers to Experiment with Healthy Snack Choices
Chiquita Invites Consumers to Experiment with Healthy Snack Choices   Online Contest Provides Consumers Opportunityto Create New Chiquita® Juice + Fruit Duos(TM) Flavor Combinations in a Fun, Creative Way   Final Day to Submit Entries Approaching   Members of the General Public to Vote for Grand Prize Winner Beginning Sept. 12   CINCINNATI - Sept. 7, 2011 - As families and kids go back to school, Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB) is helping consumers of all ages discover the fun side of fruit.  At... 
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09/07/11Miss Chiquita Helps Celebrate World's Largest Banana Display
Miss Chiquita Helps Celebrate World's Largest Banana Display More than 70,000 lbs of Chiquita Bananas Believed to Set New World Record for Largest Banana Display SHAWNEE, OKLA. - Sept. 7, 2011 - Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB), a company known for its fresh and healthy food products, today helped celebrate what is believed to be the world's largest banana display.  More than 70,000 lbs of Chiquita® Bananas from 1,776 boxes and 37 pallets comprised the display at Firelake Discount Foods in Shawn... 
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08/29/11Chiquita Assists Teachers with Back to School Nutritional Resources Including Fun Sweepstakes
CHIQUITA ASSISTS TEACHERS WITH BACK TO SCHOOL NUTRITIONAL RESOURCES INCLUDING FUN SWEEPSTAKES   Chiquita Launches Integrated Campaign and Robust Interactive Website to Deliver  Resources and Nutritional Knowledge to Schools   CINCINNATI - Aug. 29, 2011 - Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB), a company known for its fresh and healthy food products, today announced the launch of a new multimedia campaign designed to deliver much-needed resources to pre-K through 6th grade educators as the new school ye... 
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08/24/11Chiquita Joins USDA as National Strategic Partner for MyPlate Program
Cincinnati, U.S.A., Aug 24, 2011 (Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) --CHIQUITA JOINS USDA AS NATIONAL STRATEGIC PARTNER FOR MYPLATE PROGRAM Expands Chiquita's Commitment to Improve World Nutrition CINCINNATI - Aug. 24, 2011 - Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB) today announced it has become a National Strategic Partner with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Nutrition Communicator's Network. This Network is designed to mobilize and coordinate partner communications at both a national and ... 
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08/10/11Chiquita Create a Slogan Contest
  Chiquita Create a Slogan Contest   NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY.  OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.  INTERNET ACCESS REQUIRED.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. 1.                  Contest Period. The Contest begins at 5:00 P.M. Eastern Standard Time (E.D.T.) on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 and ends at noon on... 
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08/03/11Chiquita Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results
Reports comparable income of $0.73 per diluted share; GAAP diluted EPS of $1.68 Sustained North American profitability triggers $87 million tax benefit Affirms outlook for significant improvement in full year results CINCINNATI, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --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 result... 
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07/29/11Chiquita and Walt Disney World Resort Announce Multi-Year Alliance to Offer Fresh, Healthy Chiquita and Fresh Express Products to Disney Guests
Agreement Links Companies with Long History of Quality Products & Services LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chiquita Brands International (NYSE: CQB) and Walt Disney World Resort announced an agreement today that will bring premium, healthy fresh Chiquita® and Fresh Express® products to a number of retail points at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. and the Disney Cruise Line. This new strategic alliance represents the commitment of both companies ... 
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07/26/11Chiquita Completes Credit Facility Refinancing
Proceeds from new senior secured credit agreement used to retire 8 7/8% senior notes Reduces interest expense, extends debt maturities and adds operating flexibility CINCINNATI, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today announced the successful completion of the previously announced refinancing of a portion of its capital structure. The related transactions described below reduce the company's interest expense, extend debt maturities and ad... 
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07/21/11Chiquita to Report Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results Aug. 3, 2011
CINCINNATI, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) will release its second quarter 2011 financial results on Aug. 3, 2011, after the market closes and will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. EDT that day. To listen to the audio webcast of the conference call, please use the link on Chiquita's home page (www.chiquitabrands.com) or from the StreetEvents network (www.streetevents.com). For telephone access, dial +877-795-3646 or +719-325-4937 and p... 
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07/12/11Chiquita Announces Early Tender Offer Results and Decision to Upsize
Offer to Purchase Increased to Any and All of Its 8 7/8% Senior Notes Early Tender Deadline Extended to July 26, 2011 CINCINNATI, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today announced the results to date and the amendment of certain terms of its previously announced offer to purchase (the "Offer") its 8 7/8% Senior Notes due 2015 (CUSIP No. 170032AS5) (the "Notes"). The Offer is made pursuant to the terms of an Offer to Purchase dated June 27... 
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06/27/11Chiquita Announces Proposed Refinancing
Refinancing Includes Proposed New Term Loan and Tender Offer for a Portion of its 8 7/8% Senior Notes due 2015 CINCINNATI, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --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. As part of the refinancing, the company has commenced a cash tender offer (the "Offer") for $100 million of app... 
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06/03/11Statement Regarding Colombia-Related Civil Litigation
Statement Regarding Colombia-Related Civil Litigation By Chiquita Spokesman Ed Loyd   “We are pleased that the court rejected most of plaintiffs' claims and specifically rejected claims that Chiquita supported terrorism. While the court allowed some claims to move forward, it is important to understand that at this stage of the proceedings, the court is required by law to treat plaintiffs' outrageous and false allegations as if they were true.  Plaintiffs now have the burden of p... 
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05/27/11Chiquita Elects Jeffrey Simmons to Board of Directors
Lilly Executive Adds Research & Development Expertise to Board CINCINNATI, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today announced that Chiquita shareholders elected Jeffrey Simmons, 44, to the board of directors at the 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Mr. Simmons will serve on the Audit Committee and the Food Innovation, Safety and Technology Committee of the Board. Simmons serves as senior vice president of Eli Lilly and Company a... 
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05/24/11Fresh Express Salads Now Washed with New Breakthrough Fresh Rinse™ Produce Wash Providing Important Food Safety Benefits
Eco-friendly Produce Wash Reduces Bacteria Consumer Marketing Campaign Aims to Create Consumer Awareness   CINCINNATI ‒  May 24, 2011 – Chiquita Brands International (NYSE: CQB) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fresh Express Incorporated, today announced that Fresh Express salads sold nationwide are now manufactured using its new breakthrough produce wash, Fresh Rinse™.  Fresh Rinse™ has been scientifically validated to dramatically reduce certain bacteria while at the same tim... 
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05/18/11Chiquita Announces "Crushing It" List Honoring 25 Chicago Women
Exceptional and Accomplished Chicago-Area Women Recognized for Making the City More Fruitful CHICAGO, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --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. The list is being introduced in conjunction with t... 
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05/05/11Chiquita Reports First Quarter 2011 Results
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... 
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04/22/11Chiquita to Report First Quarter 2011 Financial Results May 5, 2011
CINCINNATI, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) will release first quarter 2011 financial results on May 5, 2011, after the market closes and will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. EDT that day. To listen to the audio webcast of the conference call, please use the link on Chiquita's home page (www.chiquitabrands.com) or from the StreetEvents network (www.streetevents.com). For telephone access, dial +888-312-9865 or +719-325-2418 and provide... 
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04/04/11Chiquita Unveils Nogal Collection
CINCINNATI, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --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 Proje... 
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03/24/11Chiquita To Present at Barclays Capital High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference
CINCINNATI, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) announced today that Mike Sims, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the Barclays Capital High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 10:40 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on March 25, 2011 in Orlando, Fla. and will be available as a live audio webcast, along with the presentation slides, viewable at the company's website at w... 
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03/16/11Chiquita Rolling Out The Red Carpet For Rio
Andrew Ciafardini, 513-784-8547, aciafardini@chiquita.com Heather Higdon, 513-784-8357, hhigdon@chiquita.com   CHIQUITA ROLLING OUT THE RED CARPET FOR RIO Unique In-Store and Online Marketing Partnership Links Chiquita’s Healthy Products with Family Friendly Entertainment   CINCINNATI, March 16, 2011 – Chiquita Brands International (NYSE: CQB) today announced a unique marketing partnership with Twentieth Century Fox to promote Rio, a 3D animated motion picture from the creators... 
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03/02/11Chiquita Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2010 Results
CINCINNATI, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- 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 ... 
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02/22/11Chiquita Sets Annual Meeting Date of May 26, 2011
CINCINNATI, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) announced today that it will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 26, 2011, on the 28th floor of the Chiquita Center at 250 East Fifth Street, Cincinnati. The record date for determining shareholders entitled to vote at the meeting will be April 1, 2011. In mid-April, the company will mail to shareholders of record a notice of the meeting and information about accessing the proxy materia... 
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02/17/11Chiquita to Report Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2010 Financial Results March 2, 2011
CINCINNATI, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) will release fourth quarter and full-year 2010 financial results on March 2, 2011, after the market closes and will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. EST that day. To listen to the audio webcast of the conference call, please use the link on Chiquita's home page (www.chiquitabrands.com) or from the StreetEvents network (www.streetevents.com). For telephone access, dial +888-452-4007 or +719-325-... 
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01/26/11Chiquita Bananas Feed Consumer Appetite for Fun with Donkey Kong Country Returns for Nintendo's Wii System
CHIQUITA BANANAS FEED CONSUMER APPETITE FOR FUN WITH DONKEY KONG COUNTRY RETURNS FOR NINTENDO’S Wii SYSTEM  Innovative Marketing Partnership & Consumer Contest Engages Consumers in New Way      CINCINNATI, Jan. 26, 2011 – Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) announced today its partnership with Nintendo of America to innovatively engage consumers and cross-promote both Chiquita® Bananas and the new Donkey Kong Country™ Returns video game exclusively for the ... 
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