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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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Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words 29 Sep 2014

Hannah Abdulla

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.


Cutrale, Safra slam revised Chiquita merger plan 26 Sep 2014

Hannah Abdulla

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, Fyffes change merger terms 26 Sep 2014

Katy Askew

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.


Timeline: Latest on battle over Chiquita 26 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.

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