Chiquita Brands International 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 8, 2012
CHIQUITA BRANDS INTERNATIONAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
250 East Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (513) 784-8000
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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On May 8, 2012, Chiquita Brands International, Inc. issued a press release to report first quarter 2012 results and related matters. The text of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.
Pursuant to the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the exhibit and the information set forth therein and herein are furnished to the Commission and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information in this Current Report shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
99.1 Press Release dated May 8, 2012.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.