Company:  CHIQUITA BRANDS INTERNATI ... (CQB)
Form Type:  3
Filing Date:  2/27/2012 
CIK:  0000101063 
Address:  550 SOUTH CALDWELL STREET 
City, State, Zip:  CHALOTTE, North Carolina 28202 
Telephone:  (980) 636-5000 
Fiscal Year:  12/31 
Last Trade
Last Trade: 
$12.74  
Change: 
-0.50 (-3.78%)  
Trade Time: 
Oct 22  
Market Cap: 
$598.33M
Description of Business
Chiquita Brands International, Inc. ("CBII") and its subsidiaries (collectively, "Chiquita," we, us or the company) operate as a leading international marketer and distributor of (1) bananas and pineapples sold under the Chiquita� and other brand names in nearly 70 countries and (2) packaged salads sold under the Fresh Express� and other brand names primarily in the United States. We produce approximately one-third of the bananas we market on farms we own and lease, and purchase the remainder of the bananas and all of the lettuce, pineapples and other fresh produce from third-party suppliers throughout the world. No individual customer accounted for more than 10% of net sales during any of the last three years. CBII was originally formed as a New Jersey corporation in 1899 under the name United Fruit Company.
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