Chiquita and Ireland's Fyffes merge to become top banana supplier

Chiquita, Ireland's Fyffes merge, become top banana supplier (via AFP)


US-based Chiquita Brands and Ireland's Fyffes Plc said Monday that they are merging, creating the world's larget banana supplier with annual revenue of $4.6 billion. In the stock-for-stock transaction Chiquita shareholders will own approximately 50.…