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Quality & Food Safety
Quality: It's in our DNA, from seed to shelf

Part of the Chiquita Difference is our companywide, laser-like focus on providing quality products for our consumers and quality service for our business partners.

This focus is built into the DNA of Chiquita, and it can be found in every area of our businesses—from seed to shelf! The symbol of this quality has been represented for the past more than 50 years with our famous, iconic Blue Label.

Our team—the employees behind our label—is what makes our quality products so special.

Quality on the job, day-in and day-out

The Chiquita Difference is part of every stage and level of growing and processing. From the workers who take care of our plants and harvest our fruits and salads, to the carriers that deliver our containers and trucks every day to your supermarket, we perform our job with pride, dedication, loyalty and responsibility.

Quality in our Chiquita® bananas
  • Our team has some of the deepest agricultural & technical expertise in growing, harvesting, and optimizing banana quality in the industry.
  • We offer our certified growers technical assistance and work with them along the entire product life cycle to maximize and maintain banana quality.
  • Our Product Supply Control Plans ensures we meet important consumer definitions of banana quality.
  • We hire highly specialized third-party auditors to inspect our products at the retail level and ensure that we're meeting your quality expectations.

Quality in our Fresh Express™ Salads

  • Our Raw Quality team represents our "boots on the ground" who continually monitor quality during growing, harvest, etc.
  • Our Product Supply Control Plan (PSCP) ensures that we meet important consumer definitions of salad quality.
  • Our quality experts consistently evaluate product shelf life and quality. We hire highly specialized third-party auditors to inspect our product at the retail level to ensure that we are meeting your quality expectations.

Chiquita Banana Split Smoothie Grilled Chiquita Banana and Sausage Kebabs Chiquita Plantain Tostone Chiquita Pineapple Upside Down Biscuits Chiquita Pineapple Freezes Chiquita Banana and Dark Chocolate Muffins Chiquita Banana Chocolate Spider Web Cake Chiquita Banana Bread