This tropical fruit is portable, affordable and easy to eat, which are just some of the reasons that consumers picked it as the most popular item in the produce department. More than eight in 10 consumers (84%) put bananas in their cart this year.
Under a revised agreement, Chiquita Brands International shareholders would own a greater share of the new company created by the merger of Charlotte, N.C.-based Chiquita and Dublin-based Fyffes PLC.
Chiquita Brands International Inc., is exporting from an upgraded Guatemalan port.
For the third year, Del Monte Fresh Produce Inc. is enticing consumers to interact via social media with the “Go Bananas! Halloween Costume Giveaway.”
A banana grower-importer and a Milwaukee grocery store chain are working to help end hunger in eastern Wisconsin.
Reversing an earlier decision, Chiquita Brands International will discuss a possible sale of the company to two Brazilian firms, with whom it has signed a confidentiality agreement.More Packer Stories for Bananas