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11/02/10Chiquita Brands Reports Third Quarter 2010 Results
Reports comparable loss of $7 million, or ($0.14) per diluted share U.S. GAAP loss of $8 million, or ($0.19) per diluted share Improved local pricing in core Europe and North America offset by lower banana and retail salads volumes CINCINNATI, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today released financial and operating results for the third quarter 2010. All figures in this press release are for continuing operations, unless otherwise noted. ... 
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10/25/10Aguirre Gets an Unfiltered View of Chiquita on 'Undercover Boss,' Sunday, Oct. 31 on CBS
CINCINNATI, Oct 25, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) and CBS jointly announced today that Chairman and CEO Fernando Aguirre will appear on the Emmy-nominated hitreality series "Undercover Boss,"Sunday, Oct. 31(9:00 PM-10:00 PM,ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. "Going undercover inside Chiquita was an eye-opening experience," said Aguirre. "CEOs don't often have the opportunity to connect with their employees in an unfiltered way, and partici... 
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10/20/10Chiquita to Report Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results November 2, 2010
CINCINNATI, Oct 20, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) will release third quarter 2010 financial results on Nov. 2, 2010, 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://www.chiquitabrands.com/) or from the StreetEvents network (http://www.streetevents.com/). For telephone access, dial +888-503-8163 or +719-457-... 
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10/15/10Chiquita Unveils Biggest Invention Since Pre-Packaged Salads
Breakthrough FreshRinse(TM) Technology Sets New Standard Food Safety Technology to be Made Available to Industry ORLANDO, Fla., Oct 15, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- 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 freshnes... 
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10/14/10Chiquita Announces Leadership Succession in European and North American Businesses
Brian Kocher to Become President of Europe and Joe Huston President of North America CINCINNATI, Oct 14, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB), announced today the appointment of Brian W. Kocher as president of Europe and the Middle East, and the promotion of Joseph M. Huston as president of North America, effective January 1, 2011. The appointments are consistent with Chiquita's planned internal leadership succession, further strengthen the company's ... 
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09/27/10Chiquita's Fresh Express Announces Launch of New Salad Kit Program
New Flavors, Packaging and Consumer Engagement Programs Help Retailers Meet Expanding Consumer Demand for Convenient Flavorful Meal Options CINCINNATI, Sept 27, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fresh Express(R), a fully owned subsidiary of Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB), announced today the launch of its new convenience-focused value-added salad Kits program. As consumers increasingly demand new and flavorful salad options, Fresh Express has launched a unique program to meet th... 
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09/13/10Chiquita Unveils Winning Consumer-Created Sticker Designs
CINCINNATI, Sept 13, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Artists put pen to paper to create the designs, fans cast their votes for favorites and today Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) announces the 18 designs selected to adorn bananas alongside the company's famous blue sticker. In June, Chiquita invited consumers to personalize their Chiquita experience as part of the Chiquita Banana Sticker Design Contest and fans submitted over 100,000 votes to determine the winning 18 designs from... 
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09/01/10Chiquita Salutes Champions of Healthy Nutrition
Calls for further nominations of everyday athletes to be Chiquita Champions(TM) CINCINNATI, Sept 01, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) asks you to nominate the everyday athletes, teams and coaches of all ages and competition levels, who excel at what they do, to be named Chiquita Champions(TM). "Chiquita's passion is to empower our consumers with products that enable them to make a healthy decision in their daily diet, and give them the fuel t... 
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08/28/10Chiquita Launches Innovative Biodigester in Guapiles, Costa Rica
Costa Rican President Chinchilla Inaugurates Innovation in Sustainable Operations SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, Aug 28, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today dedicated its innovative Biodigester system at its Mundimar S.A. facility in Guapiles, Costa Rica. Joined by Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla, senior vice president for government affairs and corporate responsibility officer Manuel Rodriguez spoke about Chiquita's newest effort to promote sus... 
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08/25/10Chiquita Opens Banana Label Competition to Consumer Choice
Sticker design contest finalists vie for grand-prize slots CINCINNATI, Aug 25, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) is inviting you to choose the best consumer-created designs that will grace the company's iconic blue sticker on millions of Chiquita bananas nationwide. The call for votes is a continuation of a sticker competition announced in June, when Chiquita requested design submissions. "Chiquita's iconic blue sticker has adorned our bananas... 
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07/29/10Chiquita Brands Reports Second Quarter 2010 Results
Comparable income of $64 million or $1.40 per diluted share; U.S. GAAP $95 million or $2.06 per diluted share Delivers strong North American results and return to profitability in Europe CINCINNATI, July 29, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today released financial and operating results for the second quarter 2010. All figures in this press release are for continuing operations, unless otherwise noted. For the second quarter 2010, on a compa... 
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07/16/10Chiquita to Report Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results July 29, 2010
CINCINNATI, July 16, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) will release second quarter 2010 financial results on July 29, 2010, 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 +888-359-3610 or +719-457-2629 and ... 
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07/06/10Chiquita Sponsors First International Industry Supply Chain Security Conference
CINCINNATI, July 6, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --To help ensure the safety and security of the international banana supply chain, Chiquita Brands International (NYSE: CQB) recently hosted a Banana Trade Law Enforcement Conference in Antwerp, Belgium. "A safe and secure supply chain across the globe is of vital importance to Chiquita's business and the security of the countries in which we operate," said Fernando Aguirre, chairman and chief executive officer. "It's not just our responsibi... 
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06/22/10A-Peeling Brand Invites Consumers to Personalize Chiquita Sticker
Chiquita Brands Launches ChiquitaTM Banana Sticker Design Contest CINCINNATI, Jun 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --If you ever wanted to get your artwork in the hands of millions, here's your chance to personalize the famous blue Chiquita sticker that has adorned countless numbers of the world's bananas for nearly 50 years. Beginning June 21, 2010, Chiquita Brands is inviting consumers to visit www.EatAChiquita.comTM and put their own spin on the company's ic... 
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05/17/10Chiquita Announces That Fresh Express Wins Coveted 'Black Pearl' Global Food Safety Award
International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Judges Select Produce Pioneer for Leadership and 'Prevention First' Focus CINCINNATI, May 17, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) today announced that Fresh Express - the nation's No. 1 producer of fresh salads and a wholly owned subsidiary of Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB) - has been named recipient of the prestigious Black Pearl Award for Corporate Excellence in Food Protection and Quality... 
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05/11/10Chiquita To Present at Goldman Sachs Global Consumer Products Symposium
CINCINNATI, May 11, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today announced that Mike Sims, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the Consumer Products Symposium. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 2:15 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, May 13, 2010 in New York City. The presentation will be available as a live webcast on the company's website at www.chiquitabrands.com. A replay will be available on the company's website ... 
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05/11/10School Salad Bar Dedicated By Chiquita, Cincinnati Public Schools, Congressional Representatives & United Fresh
CINCINNATI – May 10, 2010 – Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today joined forces with Cincinnati’s bipartisan Congressional representatives and Cincinnati Public Schools to support the United Fresh Foundation’s "A Salad Bar in Every School" campaign by dedicating a new salad bar at Cincinnati’s Academy of World Languages. U.S. Representatives Steve Driehaus (OH-1) and Jean Schmidt (OH-2) joined the ceremony with Chiquita’s Chairman and CEO Fernando Aguirre, as well as Cincinnati P... 
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04/29/10Chiquita Brands Reports First Quarter 2010 Results
--North American salad and banana businesses performed well, partly offsetting weak European results --Reaffirms full-year comparable income expectation of $110-120 million --Momentum for long-term growth continues with Danone joint venture CINCINNATI, April 29, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today released financial and operating results for the first quarter 2010. All figures in this press release are for continuing operations, unless otherwi... 
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04/22/10Chiquita's 365 Days of Sustainability
CINCINNATI, April 22, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --As the world celebrates Earth Day, Chiquita Brands International (NYSE: CQB) reflects on global sustainability initiatives the company has championed, raising industry standards. "Chiquita is a passionate, global corporate citizen and we take that responsibility to heart," said Fernando Aguirre, chairman and chief executive officer. "Through collaboration, energy and imagination Chiquita strives to turn each challenge we face into an opport... 
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04/20/10Chiquita to Report First Quarter 2010 Financial Results April 29, 2010
CINCINNATI, April 20, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) will release first quarter 2010 financial results on April 29, 2010, 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 888-481-2845 or +719-457-2625 and pr... 
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03/30/10Chiquita Provides European Price & Volume Update for Q1 2010
Reaffirms Full-Year 2010 Target for Comparable Income - CINCINNATI, March 30, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today provided an update on banana pricing and volume for its core European markets during the first quarter 2010. The company is providing this information on a one-time basis in response to recent unusual industry market conditions that have been experienced and reported industry wide. Additionally, the company reaffirmed its full-yea... 
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03/30/10Chiquita Announces Joint Venture With Danone
Complementary Strengths to Efficiently Expand Just Fruit in a Bottle(R) in Europe Enables Further Development of Additional Healthy Branded Products CINCINNATI, March 30, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today announced a joint venture with Danone to market fruit beverages based on Chiquita's Just Fruit in a Bottle(R) platform in Europe. Chiquita's partnership with Danone establishes an alliance between two companies whose values and product port... 
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03/30/10Chiquita, 'The Dr. Oz Show' and HealthCorps(R) Partner for Child Nutrition
Movement Founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz Helps Americans Take Charge of Their Health CINCINNATI, March 30, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --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(R) - 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 surg... 
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03/24/10Chiquita Announces First National Online Resource to Enable Consumers to Discover Origins of Fresh Express Salads
Leaf Locator(TM) Tool Reveals Unique Behind the Scenes Practices to Discover "Your Salad Story(TM)"CINCINNATI, March 24, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- 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 particu... 
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03/05/10Chiquita Announces Expanded Partnership for San San Pond Sak Biodiversity Project
New Public Partners Provide New Resources and Further Strengthen Sustainability ProjectCINCINNATI, March 5, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- 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 t... 
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02/25/10Chiquita Sets Annual Meeting Date of May 27, 2010
CINCINNATI, Feb 25, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) announced today that it will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 27, 2010, 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, 2010. In mid-April, the company will mail to shareholders of record a notice of the meeting and information about accessing the proxy mate... 
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02/23/10Chiquita Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2009 Results
--More than doubles profitability with comparable full-year 2009 EPS of $2.27; GAAP EPS of $2.02 --Salads achieve full-year operating margin of 7.6 percent despite recession --Targets 3-5 percent revenue growth and comparable income from $110-120 million in 2010CINCINNATI, Feb 23, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today released financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and full-year 2009. All figures in this press release are for cont... 
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02/15/10Chiquita Takes New Step In Its Innovation Strategy; Fruit Juice Bars Open On Dubai Metro
CINCINNATI, Feb 15, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- 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 fres... 
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02/09/10Chiquita Announces Support for School Salad Bar Campaign
Supports the passage of the bipartisan Children's Fruit and Vegetable Act of 2009 (H.R. 4333) and Obama Administration's Childhood Obesity InitiativeCINCINNATI, Feb 09, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- 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 ... 
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02/02/10Chiquita to Report Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2009 Financial Results Feb. 23, 2010
CINCINNATI, Feb 02, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) will release fourth quarter and full-year 2009 financial results on Feb. 23, 2010, 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 877-591-4953 or +719-325... 
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