Fruit Grower In Contempt In Del Monte Fight, Court Hears

Law360 (October 11, 2019, 5:54 PM EDT) -- A Monaco-based Del Monte unit urged a Florida federal court to hold a Costa Rican pineapple plantation in contempt after it allegedly flouted an arbitral award by refusing to stop selling a special variety of super-sweet pineapple, arguing that the grower's "day of reckoning is at hand."

Del Monte International GmbH asked the court last year to hold Inversiones y Procesadora Tropical Inprotsa SA in contempt after the company allegedly willfully violated a May 2017 judgment, in which the court barred the plantation from selling a special variety of extra sweet pineapples known as MD-2 under an arbitral award issued to...

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