Chiquita Brands International
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Fresh produce companies are increasingly looking to develop their value-added offering in order to boost margins and Chiquita Brands International is no exception. Wouter Van Cauwenbergh, senior sales manager for the company's operations in the EMEA region, spoke to just-food about the company's ambition to develop a value-added consumer focused business.
Chiquita Brands International, which had lined up a merger with fellow banana supplier Fyffes, has become the subject of takeover interest from Brazilian firms Cutrale Group and Safra Group. And that interest is developing into a tussle for the future ownership of the US produce giant. just-food provides a digest of the most significant events so far.
M&A was once more a focus on just-food as consolidation of the food sector continued. US natural and organic food group Annie's was snapped up by General Mills.
Chiquita Brands International said today (10 September) it would allow Brazilian bidders Cutrale Group and Safra Group to conduct due diligence on the produce giant.
Cutrale Group and Safra Group today (8 September) insisted Chiquita Brands International has laid down "absurd and unacceptable" conditions for talks to take place over a possible takeover.
Fyffes has allowed prospective merger partner Chiquita Brands International to hold talks with Cutrale Group and Safra Group, the Brazilian firms that have tabled a rival bid for the US produce giant.
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