Company:  CHIQUITA BRANDS INTERNATI ... (CQB)
Form Type:  10-K
Filing Date:  3/18/2013 
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: 
$12.05  
Change: 
-0.28 (-2.27%)  
Trade Time: 
Apr 24  
Market Cap: 
$565.28M
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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  FORM 10-K
    PART I
      ITEM 1. BUSINESS
      ITEM 1A. RISK FACTORS
      ITEM 1B. UNRESOLVED STAFF COMMENTS
      ITEM 2. PROPERTIES
      ITEM 3. LEGAL PROCEEDINGS
      ITEM 4. MINE SAFETY DISCLOSURES
    PART II
      ITEM 5. MARKET FOR REGISTRANT'S COMMON EQUITY, RELATED ...
      ITEM 6. SELECTED FINANCIAL DATA
      ITEM 7. MANAGEMENT'S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL ...
      ITEM 7A. QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE DISCLOSURES ABOUT ...
      ITEM 8. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND SUPPLEMENTARY DATA
      ITEM 9. CHANGES IN AND DISAGREEMENTS WITH ACCOUNTANTS ON ...
      ITEM 9A. CONTROLS AND PROCEDURES
      ITEM 9B. OTHER INFORMATION
    PART III
      ITEM 10. DIRECTORS, EXECUTIVE OFFICERS AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
      ITEM 11. EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION
      ITEM 12. SECURITY OWNERSHIP OF CERTAIN BENEFICIAL OWNERS AND ...
      ITEM 13. CERTAIN RELATIONSHIPS AND RELATED TRANSACTIONS, AND ...
      ITEM 14. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTING FEES AND SERVICES
    PART IV
      ITEM 15. EXHIBITS AND FINANCIAL STATEMENT SCHEDULES
    SIGNATURES
    Report of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm on
    Notes to Condensed Financial Information of Registrant
  EXHIBIT 10.4
  EXHIBIT 10.28
  EXHIBIT 13
    REPORT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
      INCOME STATEMENT
      BALANCE SHEET
      STOCKHOLDERS EQUITY
      CASH FLOW
    NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
      BALANCE SHEET
  EXHIBIT 21
    SUBSIDIARIES
  EXHIBIT 23.1
    CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
  EXHIBIT 24
    POWER OF ATTORNEY
  EXHIBIT 31.1
  EXHIBIT 31.2
  EXHIBIT 32
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