Chiquita Brands

Chiquita Brands is a producer and distributor of bananas and other products. It provides a variety of bananas under the Chiquita brand including Manzanos, Minis, Plantains, Reds, etc. The company also operates the Fresh Express brand producing salads.

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TypeSubsidiary
HQEtoy, CH
Founded1870
Websitechiquita.com
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
Chiquita Brands was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Etoy, CH

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Key People/Management at Chiquita Brands

Carlos López Flores

Carlos López Flores

President
Alberto Attar

Alberto Attar

Chief Financial Officer
Antonio Calisto Pato

Antonio Calisto Pato

Vice President, Director of Business Administration
Teresa Scattini

Teresa Scattini

Vice President, International Services
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Chiquita Brands Office Locations

Chiquita Brands has offices in Etoy, Fort Lauderdale, Meridian charter Township, New York and in 13 other locations
Etoy, CH (HQ)
La Tuilière 16
Puurs, BE
Rijksweg 1
Prague, CZ
Hvězdova 1716/2b Nusle
Espoo, FI
Keilaranta 1
Hamburg, DE
Neue Gröningerstraβe 13, 20457
Milano, IT
Via Rombon, 11
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Chiquita Brands Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1870

Chiquita Brands Revenue

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Chiquita Brands's revenue was reported to be $3.09 b in FY, 2014 which is a 1.1% increase from the previous period.
USDFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014

Revenue

3.1b3.1b3.1b

Revenue growth, %

(1%)1%

Cost of goods sold

2.7b2.7b2.7b

Gross profit

335.3m349.1m355.1m
USDFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014

Cash

51.0m54.0m48.2m

Accounts Receivable

285.2m252.1m217.4m

Prepaid Expenses

40.8m49.7m38.8m

Inventories

680.5m210.6m197.3m
USDFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014

Net Income

(405.0m)(15.8m)(62.5m)

Depreciation and Amortization

63.2m65.3m60.7m

Inventories

15.3m3.8m12.0m

Accounts Payable

7.9m14.8m(31.6m)
USDFY, 2012

Debt/Equity

1.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

4.6 x
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Chiquita Brands Operating Metrics

FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014

Containers

13 k14 k14 k

Land Leased, acres

21 k21 k21 k

Land Owned, acres

36 k35 k35 k
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Chiquita Brands Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Ready Fruit HedelMarch 06, 2012
Fresh ExpressFebruary 23, 2005
Fresh ExpressFebruary 23, 2005
Agricola Bananera Santa Rita, S. de R.L
Agroindustria Santa Rosa de Lima, S.A.
Alamo Land Company
Americana de Exportacion S.A.
American Produce Company
B C Systems, Inc.
Bocas Fruit Co., L.L.C.
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Chiquita Brands Revenue Breakdown

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Chiquita Brands revenue breakdown by business segment: 30.5% from Salads and Healthy Snacks, 65.4% from Bananas and 4.1% from Other

Chiquita Brands revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 6.8% from Italy, 5.1% from Germany, 10.4% from Other International, 61.9% from United States and 15.8% from Other Core Europe

Chiquita Brands Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

76/100

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Chiquita Brands Online and Social Media Presence

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Chiquita Brands Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    71/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    100/100

  • Compensation

    B

    69/100

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Chiquita Brands News and Updates

Chiquita Brands will maintain its banana production in Honduras

Maria Antonia Rivera, the designated president and secretary of Economic Development, stated that, despite transferring its operations from Puerto Cortes to Puerto Barrios, Guatemala, the transnational Chiquita won't suspend its activity in Honduras and will keep its banana crops in the north of the…

Synchrony Elects Fernando Aguirre, former CEO of Chiquita Brands, to its Board of Directors

Synchrony (NYSE: SYF), one of the nation's premier consumer financial services companies, today elected Fernando Aguirre, former chairman and CEO of Chiquita Brands International, to its board of directors, effective immediately.

Chiquita Brands Blogs

Chiquita bananas on the farm: it’s all about sustainability

The post Chiquita bananas on the farm: it’s all about sustainability appeared first on Chiquita.

Chiquita Becomes First Global Fruit Company to Receive Science Based Target Initiative Approval for “30BY30” Sustainability Program

The post Chiquita Becomes First Global Fruit Company to Receive Science Based Target Initiative Approval for “30BY30” Sustainability Program appeared first on Chiquita.

Best banana smoothies for a workout

The post Best banana smoothies for a workout appeared first on Chiquita.

The best post-workout snacks

The post The best post-workout snacks appeared first on Chiquita.

Benefits of bananas for runners

The post Benefits of bananas for runners appeared first on Chiquita.

Benefits of bananas for hikers

The post Benefits of bananas for hikers appeared first on Chiquita.
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Chiquita Brands Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Chiquita Brands founded?

    Chiquita Brands was founded in 1870.

  • Who are Chiquita Brands key executives?

    Chiquita Brands's key executives are Carlos López Flores, Alberto Attar and Antonio Calisto Pato.

  • How many employees does Chiquita Brands have?

    Chiquita Brands has 18,000 employees.

  • What is Chiquita Brands revenue?

    Latest Chiquita Brands annual revenue is $3.1 b.

  • What is Chiquita Brands revenue per employee?

    Latest Chiquita Brands revenue per employee is $171.7 k.

  • Who are Chiquita Brands competitors?

    Competitors of Chiquita Brands include Fresh Del Monte Produce, Dole Food Company and Del Monte Foods.

  • Where is Chiquita Brands headquarters?

    Chiquita Brands headquarters is located at La Tuilière 16, Etoy.

  • Where are Chiquita Brands offices?

    Chiquita Brands has offices in Etoy, Fort Lauderdale, Meridian charter Township, New York and in 13 other locations.

  • How many offices does Chiquita Brands have?

    Chiquita Brands has 17 offices.