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Analysis: Market bets on higher Chiquita offer

Chiquita Brands International has rejected a takeover approach from Brazilian juice maker Cutrale Group and investment firm Safra Group in f...

Week ahead: Sainsbury's FY, Tyson H1, Mondelez Q1

First-quarter results continue to come in next week, with Cadbury owner Mondelez International among the companies reporting numbers to the...

Chiquita looks to cost savings for growth

US produce giant Chiquita Brands International has said it is beginning to see the results of its restructuring but will continue to drive c...

Analysts welcome Chiquita turnaround plan

Chiquita Brands International's plans to pursue a new strategic direction with a focus on driving profits in its core businesses garnered a...

Latest Interviews

just the answer: Chiquita Brands 20 Nov 2012

Katy Askew

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.

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Timeline: Latest on battle over Chiquita 16 Sep 2014

Hannah Abdulla

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.

Editor's choice: highlights on just-food last week 15 Sep 2014

Katy Askew

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.

Cutrale, Safra to look at Chiquita books 10 Sep 2014

Dean Best

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, Safra slam Chiquita talks timetable 8 Sep 2014

Dean Best

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.

Chiquita to hold talks with Cutrale, Safra 8 Sep 2014

Hannah Abdulla

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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