The aborted tie-up with Chiquita originally valued Fyffes at €1.22 a share. Yesterday, Fyffes share price closed at €1.49. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

What a difference a year makes. This week in 2014, the management and board of Fyffes were sitting around waiting for shareholders of US rival Chiquit(...)

An employee select a bunch of Fyffes bananas at  a Fyffes ripening and fruit distribution plant. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Fruit distributor Fyffes said earnings continued to grow strongly in the first half of the year, and group revenue rose almost 9 per cent as it said (...)

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos talks with ministers and Syriza lawmakers attends a parliamentary session in Athens. Photograph: Reuters

A number of Irish political parties, groupings and politicians have aligned themselves to Syriza and its enigmatic leader Alexis Tsipras in the last f(...)

Fyffes shareholders were left with €3.8 million between them to compensate then for the failed merger attempt

Fyffes’ proposed $1 billion merger with its fruit distributor peer, Chiquita Brands International, may have fallen at the final hurdle last year when (...)

The group said its target ebit for 2015 is in the range of €36 million to €42 million, compared to €40.1 million in 2014

Pretax profits at fruit distributor Fyffes rose by 25.3 per cent to €39millon last year as the group reported its sixth consecutive year of growth.Tot(...)

Gordon Ramsay’s newest addition to the dining landscape Heddon Street Kitchen opened on November 8th in Mayfair

New London openings London’s dining scene is welcoming a slew of new openings this winter. US TV chef Judy Joo opens her first European venture(...)

Fyffes is to remain the biggest banana importer in Europe, a steady operator with a conservative balance sheet and a penchant for smaller deals. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Few individuals have lost out more on the scuppering of the ChiquitaFyffes merger than David McCann, executive chairman of Fyffes, which was yesterday(...)

The Fyffes share price dipped by more than 4 per cent in the half hour following the result of the vote

Fyffes, the Dublin-headquartered banana distributor, looks set to pick up a “break fee” of at least $23.5 million (€18.5 million) after shareholders (...)

Fyffes shareholders are due to vote in Dublin on the proposed merger next week. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Chiquita Brands, the US fruit company whose shareholders are due to vote today on a proposed $1 billion merger with Irish rival Fyffes, yesterday rece(...)

The proposed Chiquita-Fyffes deal is already under threat from a rival all-cash bid for Chiquita from two Brazillian billionaires. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The proposed $1 billion banana company merger between Fyffes and its US rival Chiquita Brands faces a new threat, after shareholders in the US compa(...)