Chiquita Brands International, Inc : Chiquita Brands International, Inc : Chiquita Brands Sets Annual Meeting Date of May 23,

  Chiquita Brands International, Inc : Chiquita Brands International, Inc :
           Chiquita Brands Sets Annual Meeting Date of May 23, 2013

           Chiquita Brands Sets Annual Meeting Date of May 23, 2013

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - February 22, 2013 - Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB) announced
today that it will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 23, 2013, at
the company's headquarters located at 550 South Caldwell Street, Charlotte,
North Carolina. The record date for determining shareholders entitled to vote
at the meeting will be March 25, 2013. In mid-April, the company will mail to
shareholders of record a notice of the meeting and information about accessing
the proxy materials online or obtaining paper copies.

Contacts:
Steve Himes, 980-636-5636, shimes@chiquita.com, (Investors & Analysts)
Tiffany Breaux, 980-636-5029, tbreaux@chiquita.com (Media)

About Chiquita Brands International, Inc.
Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB) is a leading international marketer and
distributor of nutritious, high-quality fresh and value-added food products -
from energy-rich bananas, blends of convenient green salads, 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
approximately 20,000 people and has operations in approximately 70 countries
worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.chiquita.com/.

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