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April 26, 2015 7:38 AM ET

Food Products

Company Overview of Dole Food Company Inc.

Company Overview

Dole Food Company, Inc. engages in sourcing, growing, processing, marketing, and distributing fresh fruits and vegetables to wholesale, retail, and institutional customers; and other food product companies. It operates in two segments, Fresh Fruit and Fresh Vegetables. The Fresh Fruit segment is involved in growing and selling bananas under the DOLE brand in North America and Europe; ripening and distributing DOLE and non-DOLE branded fresh produce, including bananas and pineapples in Europe; growing, sourcing, and selling fresh pineapples; and exporting deciduous fruits, including grapes, apples, pears, stone fruits, and kiwifruits from Chile and South Africa primarily to North America, Lat...

One Dole Drive

Westlake Village, CA 91362

United States

Founded in 1851

34,800 Employees

Phone:

818-879-6600

Key Executives for Dole Food Company Inc.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Executive Committee
Age: 90
President and Chief Operating Officer
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Age: 52
President of Dole Fresh Flowers
President of Dole Europe
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Dole Food Company Inc. Key Developments

Dole Food Company Inc. Announces Management Changes

Dole Food Company Inc. announced the appointment of Johan Linden as its new President & Chief Operating Officer. The company also announced the retirement of C. Michael Carter, the company’s former President & Chief Operating Officer.

Dole Food Company, Inc. Launches New DOLE Power Up Greens Line

Dole Food Company Inc. has launched new DOLE Power Up Greens Line, a new line of packaged greens. Available at supermarkets nationwide, the new line spotlights nutrient-dense tender greens, including baby kale, spinach, chard and other dark leafy greens that provide an excellent source of vitamins A, K, C and calcium, magnesium and folate, and offer antioxidant benefits. Dole's new Power Up Greens line includes: DOLE Power Up Baby Kale: Baby Kale; DOLE Power Up Baby Kale & Greens: A blend of Baby Kale, Baby Spinach, Baby Green Chard and Baby Red Chard; DOLE Power Up Spring Mix & Greens: A blend of Spring Mix, Baby Green Chard and Baby Green Kale.

Dole Food Company, Inc. Announces Board Changes

On November 1, 2013, Dole Food Company Inc. completed the previously announced merger of DFC Merger Corp., with and into the company, whereby the company became a wholly owned subsidiary of DFC Holdings, LLC. In connection with the merger and at the effective time, each of C. Michael Carter, Elaine L. Chao, Andrew J. Conrad, David DeLorenzo, E. Rolland Dickson and Sherry Lansing resigned from the company's board of directors.

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