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Dole Food Company, Inc. Company Profile
With a history rooted in pineapple plantations, Dole Food has become the world's largest producer of fresh fruit and vegetables. Recognized by its Dole label on bananas, pineapples, and tropical produce, the company boasts some 200 food products that are sourced, grown, processed, marketed, and distributed in 90-plus countries. Items are produced by Dole or its associated producers and marketed under Dole and other brand names to supermarkets, mass merchandisers, wholesalers, and food service operators. Dole also markets a line of packaged cut fruit, salads, canned and frozen fruit, and juices. The company was founded in 1851, when James Dole founded a pineapple growing and canning company in Hawaii.
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Contact Information
Address: 1 Dole Dr.
Westlake Village, CA 91362
Phone:818-879-6600
Fax:818-879-6615
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:December
Revenue (2012):4246.70 M
Revenue Growth (1 yr):(-41.20%)
Employees (2012):74,800
Employee Growth (1 yr):5.20%
Key People
Chairman and CEO: David H. Murdock
President and COO: C. Michael Carter
CFO: Keith Mitchell
Industry Information
Sector: Consumer Goods
Industry: Food - Major Diversified
Top Competitors
Chiquita Brands International, Inc.
Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc.
Ready Pac Foods, Inc.
 


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