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Pineapple Grower Fights Bid To Protect $32M Award

Law360, Miami (January 30, 2018, 9:02 PM EST) -- One of Costa Rica's biggest pineapple growers urged the Eleventh Circuit on Monday to chuck a $32 million arbitration award for Del Monte International GmbH, claiming the arbitral tribunal “dispensed its own brand of industrial justice” in issuing the excessive award.

Inversiones y Procesadora Tropical SA, known as Inprotsa, said using a proper measure of calculating damages in the dispute over a broken contract to grow a nonpatented but coveted Del Monte pineapple variety would have resulted in an award of no more than $2.82 million....
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Case Information

Case Title

Inversiones y Procesadora Trop v. Del Monte International GMBH

Case Number



Appellate - 11th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3896 Other Statutes

Date Filed

December 20, 2016

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