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Sumitomo, which took over Fyffes early last year for €751m,  sold the 30 per cent stake it inherited in Balmoral.  The buyer was a vehicle linked to  Balmoral chairman Carl McCann, above, and his brother, David.

Balmoral International Land, a property company that was spun out of tropical fruits group Fyffes more than a decade ago, has told investors it expect(...)

Banana Link activists protesting the conditions of Fyffes’ Central American workers gather outside the Ballsbridge Hotel, where the company held its agm on January 16th. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fyffes is preparing to answer allegations of worker exploitation at its Central American operations just as its €751 million takeover by a Japanese gr(...)

A bunch of Fyffes bananas pictured outside the company’s head office in Dublin.  The  Irish fruit giant is to be acquired by Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation in a deal which values the firm at €751 million. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

1789: Henry Fyffe leaves the family base in Perth, Scotland, to move to London to set up as a “grocer and tea dealer”. 1887: Edward Wathen Fyffe, Hen(...)