Chiquita Brands International
Chiquita Brands International has rejected a takeover approach from Brazilian juice maker Cutrale Group and investment firm Safra Group in f...
First-quarter results continue to come in next week, with Cadbury owner Mondelez International among the companies reporting numbers to the...
US produce giant Chiquita Brands International has said it is beginning to see the results of its restructuring but will continue to drive c...
Chiquita Brands International's plans to pursue a new strategic direction with a focus on driving profits in its core businesses garnered a...
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.
This week Tesco found itself under more scrutiny after it overstated expected profits for the first half of the year by GBP250m. Fonterra and Diamond Foods both reported a slump in annual profits but were optimistic about their prospects. Elsewhere Fyffes, Chiquita and Cutrale and Safra continued to go at each other as the former two announced a revised deal for shareholders if they were to merge. Here is the week in quotes.
Fyffes is attempting to "hoodwink" investors in proposed merger partner Chiquita Brands International, the Brazilian bidders for the US produce giant have claimed this afternoon (26 September).
Chiquita Brands International and Fyffes have revised the terms of their deal to merge, in a bid to fend off the takeover bid for the US produce group from Brazilian bidders Cutrale Group and Safra Group.
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.
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- General Mills to slash up to 800 more jobs
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