Flashback: Chiquita Moves Banana Service From Miami To Port Canaveral 21 Years Ago
By Space Coast Daily // January 29, 2016
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BREVARD COUNTY • PORT CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – In January 1995, Chiquita moved their banana service from Miami to Port Canaveral.
The weekly liner service sent ships between Costa Rica, Columbia, and Canaveral.
Prior to Chiquita’s arrival, on August 8, 1994, the Sunisa Banana Company established the weekly service between Port Canaveral and Moin & Port Limon, Costa Rica, and Saint Marta & Calle, Columbia, using three 2,000 ton ships with inbound cargo of bananas and plantains and outbound cargo including cotton, cardboard, and used vehicles, among other commodities.
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