David McCann,  chief executive of Fyffes:  must have felt as if he was walking on water. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Four months ago, when Fyffes’s $1 billion merger with its US banana rival Chiquita was announced, David McCann, the Irish company’s chief executive, m(...)

Analysts are split on whether the all-share merger with Fyffes or Monday’s all-cash $611 million offer from Safra – in partnership with Florida fruit firm Cutrale – will prove more attractive for Chiquita’s shareholders

Fyffes, which in March announced a $1 billion merger with its US rival Chiquita, is forging ahead with plans to implement the deal, despite a rival ta(...)

Total Produce chairm Carl McCann has previously gone on record to say the group’s growth in recent years has been primarily driven by acquisitions

Fresh food distributor Total Produce has said it is continuing to actively pursue acquisition opportunities to further expand in both Europe and North(...)

Total Produce chairman Carl McCann said the group’s growth in 2013 was primarily driven by successful acquisitions completed  including the investment in Oppenheimer in North America.

Revenues at fresh food distributor Total Produce climbed 13 per cent to €3.2 billion last year, boosted by a string of acquisitions. The (...)

Total Produce chairman Carl McCann said that the group’s strong performance was driven by its overseas expansion programme. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/THE IRISH TIMES

Revenues at food group Total Produce rose by 18.8 per cent in the first half of the year, up to €1.7 billion, as it benefited from the contribution of(...)

Chairman of Total Produce  Carl McCann.

Frank Gernon (59) is to step down from his full-time role as director, financial strategy and development, with fresh food group Total Produce (...)

Of the €623,000  Total Produce paid chairman Carl McCann total last year, €173,000 was a performance-related award.  Photograph: Frank Miller

Fruit and vegetable distributor Total Produce paid chairman Carl McCann total remuneration of €623,000 last year, the company’(...)