Hessing B.V. acquired 100% of the shares in Chiquita Food Innovation B.V., owner of the fresh cut fruit activities of Chiquita in the Benelux. Rembrandt M&A acted as the exclusive financial advisor of the seller.
Chiquita is one of the leading international marketers and distributors of bananas, other fruits and fruit products with 21,000 employees in 70 countries. In the Netherlands and Belgium the company is known for its bananas, pineapples and melons. Worldwide Chiquita delivers many other sorts of fresh fruit, ready-to-eat salads and healthy snacks based on Chiquita and Fresh Express fruit.
For more information, see www.chiquita.com
Hessings crops, cuts, processes, packages and transports vegetables. The company has become one of the leading suppliers of ready to cook vegetables, fresh juices and convenience products. Hessing employs 1,200 workers in total.
For more information, see www.hessingsupervers.nl