Chiquita Brands

When someone mentions Chiquita, you probably think just of bananas - but there is so much more to Chiquita than just bananas. In fact, Chiquita's basket overflows with a huge selection of delicious fruit such as pineapples, mango, papaya, and passion fruit. The company also distributes and markets high-quality fresh and value-added produce including natural fruit ingredients, healthy snacks and nutritious blends of convenient green salads. The company markets its products under the Chiquita® and Fresh Express® premium brands and other related trademarks. 

Woven deep into the fabric of the company is a commitment to not only lead the industry forward in a sustainable way, but to improve the lives of the Chiquita family and those in the communities in which we work and live. 

Chiquita is truly a global company. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, there are approximately 20,000 employees and operations in nearly 70 countries worldwide.
Rolle, CH
Size (employees)
20,000 (est)
Chiquita Brands was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Rolle, CH

Key People at Chiquita Brands

Chris Dugan

Chris Dugan

SVP & General Manager
Paolo Prudenziati

Paolo Prudenziati

Helge Sparsoe

Helge Sparsoe

EVP & Chief Commercial Officer

Chiquita Brands Office Locations

Chiquita Brands has offices in Rolle and Fort Lauderdale
Rolle, CH (HQ)
Route de l'Etraz
Fort Lauderdale, US
SE 35th St

Chiquita Brands Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Chiquita Brands Financial Metrics


Cash (31-Dec-2014)

48.2 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014


54 m48.2 m


210.6 m197.3 m

Current Assets

629.2 m583.1 m


390.8 m397 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014

Net Income

(15.8 m)(62.5 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

65.3 m60.7 m

Accounts Receivable

10.5 m(8.5 m)


3.8 m12 m
Y, 2014

Financial Leverage

5 x
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Traffic Overview of Chiquita Brands

Chiquita Brands Online and Social Media Presence

Chiquita Brands News and Updates

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Humans Made the Banana Perfect—But Soon, It’ll Be Gone

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Chiquita Brands Company Life and Culture

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