Chiquita Brands International, Inc : Chiquita to Report Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results on Aug. 7, 2012

Chiquita to Report Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results on Aug. 7, 2012 CHARLOTTE - July 24, 2012 - Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB) will release its second quarter 2012 financial results on Aug. 7, 2012, after the market closes and will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. EDT that day.  To listen to the audio webcast of the conference call, please use the link on Chiquita's home page (http://investors.chiquita.com) or from the StreetEvents network (www.streetevents.com). For telephone access, dial +888-339-3503 or +719-325-2122 and provide conference code 4237408. A replay of the call will be available until Aug. 22, 2012.  To access, dial +888-203-1112 or +719-457-0820 and provide the confirmation code 4237408.  A transcript of the conference call will be posted to http://investors.chiquita.com as soon as possible after Aug. 22, 2012 and will be available from the company's website for 12 months. Contacts: Steve Himes, 980-636-5636, shimes@chiquita.com, (Investors & Analysts) Andrew Ciafardini, 513-748-7507, aciafardini@chiquita.com, (Media) About Chiquita Brands International, Inc. Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) is committed to Improving World Nutrition, as a leading international marketer and distributor of high-quality fresh and value-added food products - from energy-rich bananas, blends of convenient green salads and other fruits to healthy snacking products.  The company markets its healthy, fresh products under the Chiquita® and Fresh Express® premium brands and other related trademarks.  With annual revenues of more than $3 billion, Chiquita employs more than 21,000 people and has operations in nearly 70 countries worldwide.  For more information, please visit our corporate website at www.chiquita.com. Certain statements may be made on the conference call that may be considered "Forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results could differ materially from any predictions made. ### This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Chiquita Brands International, Inc via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1629103]